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By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 11th, 2015
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Coca-cola, Pepsi, Nestle linked to bribe of scientists to defend impact of sugar

Coca-Cola and many scientists came under fire Monday after millions of dollars in donations to a nonprofit fighting against diet links to obesity were made public. Global Energy Balance Network spreads the message More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, July 6th, 2015
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Al Jazeera mocks Americans as fat, gun-toting racists in new video

Al Jazeera’s AJ+ posted a Fourth of July-themed video mocking Americans as fat, gun-toting, pill-popping, racist porn watchers. While some laugh off the clip titled “Americans Show Why USA Is The #1 Country More...

By Adam Lee On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
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Creating A Healthier Office Creates a Healthier Business

The human body is an amazing machine that has overcome every evolutionary obstacle to reach its current incarnation. However, as we made the shift from hunter/gatherer types to farmers, merchants, service, and the More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, March 26th, 2015
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3 Medical Advancements of the Past Decade

Technology is always advancing. One of the fastest advancing fields in the world is medical technology. From antibiotic-resistant infections to deadly illnesses like ebola, the health threats facing the world are More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 10th, 2014
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Al Gore, BBC reporter Peter Bowes calls for ‘national policy’ on food and Food Czar

Moving beyond just global warming and climate change, the former VP, Al Gore, is leading the call for a “Food Czar” and a “national policy” on food after a Washington Post article. photo More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
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Why Diabetes Is One Of The Greatest Threats To Older Adults Now

Recently, the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force published a press release revealing that Type 2 diabetes is on the rise amongst U.S. adults who are older than 45 years old. The report notes that diabetes has 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 Butter Bracco On Wednesday, October 16th, 2013
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Massachusetts ends controversial obesity letters to parents noting risk of bullying

Massachusetts public health officials voted Wednesday to stop sendning controversial letters that Massachusetts public schools send parents about their children’s weight, following widespread criticism that the More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 12th, 2013
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Mexico obesity rate knocks America out of number one spot

Officials at the U.N. Food and Agricultural Organization say Mexico with a 32.8 percent adult obesity rate is the most overweight of the industrialized nations. Americans aren’t the fattest people in the world.photo More...

By Robert On Tuesday, August 14th, 2012
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Mississippi leads nation in obesity

No state beat Mississippi in rates of adult obesity in 2011 according to the 2011 CDC state obesity map released Monday. Image/CDC Rates of obesity in the United States ranged from a low of 20.7 percent in Colorado 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 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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