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By Guest Author On Monday, April 23rd, 2018
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Obesity Linked to Irregular Heartbeat, Study Finds

People who are obese are 40% more likely to have atrial fibrillation, or rapid and irregular heartbeat, than people with a normal body weight, a new study has found. Atrial fibrillation can cause heart failure, More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
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A quick guide to varicose veins

Varicose veins are a complicated condition that affects a broad range of people, most commonly experienced by those who are older, overweight, pregnant or have a family history of the condition. Ordinarily, the More...

By Guest Author On Monday, February 13th, 2017
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Top 5 ways to lose weight

Have your button down shirts started to feel a little too snug? Are you stressing out about putting on your bathing suit this weekend? Whatever be your motivation, the main thing is that you are convinced about More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, December 8th, 2016
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Fitness trends for 2016 – It’s high time you stick to your New Year resolutions!

Did you resolve during 2016 New Year that you’ll get more active this year? Well, you would be rather alarmed to know that a staggering 65% of such so-called New Year resolutions turn to the wayside just after More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, December 3rd, 2016
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Is Liposuction the Answer to Your Problems?

For the past few years, the liposuction procedure has proven itself to be one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures within the United States, making it to the top of the list alongside breast implants. More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, July 28th, 2016
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Nutritional Complexities for People Who Had Weight Loss Surgery

This country is in the grips of the obesity epidemic, and it doesn’t seem to be getting any better. However, great strides are being made by offer people things such as lap band surgery, thereby preventing them More...

By Guest Author On Monday, November 30th, 2015
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Some of the Most Common Myths about the Lap Band Dispelled

The lap band is a reasonably new type of bariatric surgery. The gastric bypass, by comparison, has been around for some 30 years. As a result, a lot of myths still exist about this new procedure. The reality is More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, July 31st, 2014
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Are Kids Becoming the New Couch Potatoes?

In recent years, there has been a rise in childhood obesity. Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years. The percentage of children aged 6-11 years in More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, September 12th, 2013
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The World is Fat: Obesity is an Expanding Problem

BY: LUCY WEILAND It’s on the news and making headlines all the time. Our waistlines are always on our minds: at the grocery store, in restaurants, at the gym, or even just sitting at home. “Do I look fat in More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, May 29th, 2010
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New York’s Salt Ban latest in Nanny State efforts

Felix Ortiz (D-Brooklyn) from New York is proposing Bill A10129 which is would impose “up to a” $1,000 fine for the use of salt in food preparation in any restaurant per violation. Chicken McNugget Happy More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, March 11th, 2010
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The Fat Police are out in full force

Everybody from representatives from the Kansas legislature to the Mayor of New York City to university researchers certainly want to make it more difficult and expensive for you and I to enjoy such pleasures in More...


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