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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: Metabolism Can Be Boosted By Adjusting Thermostat

A new study published by the American Diabetes Association shows something as simple as lowering your thermostat can jump start your metabolism.

08/14/2014

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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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Academic: Obese Flyers Should Pay More To Travel

A scholar has garnered international attention for his assertion that airlines should institute a “pay as you weigh” pricing policy that forces obese passengers to pay more to fly.

03/25/2013

Around 60 percent of Americans use social media. Giving up social media for Lent allows people to disconnect from the virtual world, which is wise to do from time to time to prevent you from being disconnected from the real world. (Photo by FRED TANNEAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Tweeting Could Help Users Lose Weight

A new study has found that those who use the microblogging website Twitter to discuss their weight loss goals may ultimately have an easier time achieving them.

CBS Charlotte–01/21/2013

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