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U.S. health care costs up 29% because of obesity

The overall cost of health care in America is up 29%, varying greatly among states, according to a new report from Cornell University. “We have, for the first time, estimated the percentage of health care spending that is devoted to ...

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Speed eating can lead to obesity and heart disease: study

Slow down when eating your Thanksgiving dinner this year. Speed in gobbling down your food could be linked to obesity, heart disease and diabetes, says a preliminary study presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2017. In the study, ...

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Global childhood obesity has increased over ten-fold in 40 years

There are 11 times more children and teens who are obese now than 40 years ago. Globally, 124 million kids aged 5 to 19 years old were considered obese in 2016, up from 11 million in 1975, according to a ...

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Here’s the skinny on obesity in the U.S.

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Friday, December 4, 2015, 5:46 PM Dr. David Samadi says obesity can result in heart disease, stroke, diabetes and certain cancers. Obesity is a common problem in the U.S. , and all over the world. ...

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Children of obese men may inherit obesity, study shows

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, December 3, 2015, 4:54 PM Peter Dazeley/Getty Images More than 79 million adults are obese in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Blame your dad for being fat. Obese men ...

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Children of obese men may inherit obesity, study shows

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, December 3, 2015, 4:54 PM Peter Dazeley/Getty Images More than 79 million adults are obese in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Blame your dad for being fat. Obese men ...

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