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By The Dispatch On Monday, September 23rd, 2019
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Breast cancer risk is not increased in obese premenopausal women: Study

Young women with high body fat have a decreased chance of developing breast cancer before menopause, according to scientists at the National Institutes of Health and their collaborators. The finding, published online More...

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 Judy Morris On Monday, July 3rd, 2017
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The Healthcare Boondoggle

A Government that controls health care also decides who lives and who dies by outlawing choice and implementing rationing.  Who wants an overpaid government bureaucrat sitting in front of a computer endowed with More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
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Tips For Wiser Eating At Home

Nearly two-thirds of adult Americans are obese. People are considered overweight when their BMI goes over 25. To put it into perspective: if you are 5 feet 5” tall and weigh 150 pounds, you are overweight, and More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
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France bans ‘unlimited’ soda refills in move to battle obesity

France has banned restaurants from offering unlimited refills of soda and sugary drinks, their latest bid to decrease the rise in the nation’s obesity rate. Hotels, restaurants and school cafeterias will 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 Thursday, July 28th, 2016
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Lifestyle Changes You Have To Make To Overcome Obesity

Medical complications of Obesity Image/CDC Obesity is quite a huge problem at the moment because of the fact that it affects people from all around the world. The state of the world is not as great as many think. 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 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...

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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