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CNNObesity is a widespread epidemic, even among the homeless. While the popularized image of a homeless individual is one of skin and bones, a new study shows the reality is not so. One in three (32.3%) homeless individuals in the United States is obese,...
At a time when the nation is struggling to reel in its fiscal and physical waistlines, cutting programs that may bloat both seems like a good idea. As a result, farm subsidies — payments the federal government gives to American farmers when their...
WGN NewsWinning the match up against diabetes. Chicago Bear Jay Cutler pays a visit to a neighborhood filled with kids at risk for the disease he's lived with for four years. His game plan? Educate and help others beat the tough opponent. Jay Cutler, Chicago...
Hardly a week goes by that America's obsession with thinness doesn't play out on supermarket magazine racks. Remember Angelina Jolie at this year's Oscars? Celebrity glossies plastered the A-lister-turned-pipe cleaner on their covers and remarked on...
Two Aberdeen student-athletes recently failed a test, but gained valuable lessons for their lifetime. The Aberdeen Central girls' basketball team hosted a fundraiser to benefit the Arthritis Foundation in a walk event in December at the Lakewood Mall....
KDAF ReporterTricia and Mark have a lot in common-besides being mother and son-they both had to face weight problems. Tricia had weight loss surgery in 2009--about the same time Mark was diagnosed with high cholesterol. Something had to give--and it was the food....
Tags: Weight, Obesity, Overweight, Health, Weight Loss
If primary care doctors build intensive counseling programs to help their obese patients exercise, lose weight and get healthy, will they work? A new study finds that for half the population, at least, they will. For men and women alike, results will be...
A hospital in Texas reportedly has a new hiring policy banning obese workers. The Citizens Medical Center says potential employees need to have a body mass index of less than 35. To give you an idea, that's about 210 pounds for a person who is 5 feet,...
Tags: Weight, Health, Hospitals and Clinics
KIAHThe Citizens Medical Center, in Victoria, requires all potential employees to have a body mass index, a formula used to determine fat, of less than 35, according to its CEO. Do the math, the formula translates to a weight of 210lbs for someone who is 5ft...
Los Angeles TimesPregnant women might now have one more good reason to watch their diet and exercise: A new study links autism and developmental delays in young children to metabolic conditions, like obesity and diabetes, in their mothers. The findings, published in...
Contributing columnistHeart disease remains the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women among all racial and ethnic groups. Approximately one million Americans die every year from this disease. Yet, despite increasing public awareness, the...
Holy Week services Our Savior Lutheran Church — Palm sunday:¿ 9:30 a.m. April 1, with the procession of palms; Maundy Thursday: 7 p.m. April 5; Good Friday: 7 p.m. April 6; Easter Sunday: 9:30 a.m April 8, donuts and coffee at 9:45 a.m.;...
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