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Study: More Than Half Of Poison Control Calls Regarding Energy Drinks Involve Children 6 Or Younger

There’s a growing concern that high-caffeine energy drinks are making their way into the wrong hands.

11/19/2014

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Study: Action-Packed TV Might Make You Snack More

Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That’s the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced television than viewing a more leisurely paced talk show.

09/10/2014

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Study: Any Diet Works If People Stick To It

Willpower is the key to weight loss, say researchers.

09/04/2014

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Study: Women Entering Pregnancy In Poor Health Less Likely To Breastfeed

More women in the United States are choosing to breastfeed their kids. But new research from the University of Minnesota is shedding some light on the overall health of pregnant women.

08/18/2014

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New Statistics Show Gestational Diabetes Cases Increasing

Doctors are now finding that gestational diabetes is more common than they thought.

06/25/2014

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Study Finds Obesity Can Have Negative Effect On Young Breast Cancer Patients

A new study says obesity can have a negative effect on young breast cancer patients.

05/16/2014

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Study: Fast Food Not Biggest Issue Behind Rise In Childhood Obesity Rates

Researchers have learned that, despite some claims to the contrary, fast food is not the leading cause of rising childhood obesity rates in America.

01/16/2014

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Food Companies Cut 6.4 Trillion Calories

Between 2007 and 2012, food companies reduced their products’ calories by the equivalent of around 78 calories per person per day.

01/09/2014

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Study: Obesity Surgery In Younger Patients Could Reverse Cardiac Problems

Researchers found many pediatric patients had hearts that look like those of middle aged patients. But after weight loss surgery, that changed.

09/18/2013

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Obesity Very High In 13 States; Many In The South

ATLANTA (AP) — Adult obesity still isn’t budging, the latest government survey shows. The national telephone survey found 13 states with very high rates of obesity last year. Overall, the proportion of U.S. adults deemed […]

CBS Charlotte–08/16/2013

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