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Tax Deductions For Weight Loss Programs

The IRS issued a ruling that states that if your physician determines that you are obese and then prescribes a weight loss program, the fees for the weight loss program are deductible medical expenses for tax purposes.

03/26/2013

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Health: Mixed-Weight Couples

Are you in a mixed marriage when it comes to weight? As Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl tells us, it’s worse if the woman is overweight.

03/18/2013

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Study: Adults Often Bully Overweight Kids

Research out of Yale University finds that although overweight and obese adolescents are most often bullied by friends and peers, a significant numbers of them are also bullied by adults.

01/03/2013

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Fat Philly No More?

A recent report seems to demonstrate that citywide efforts in Philadelphia against childhood obesity are working.

12/12/2012

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Gov. Christie: ‘I Am Not Answering Questions On Twinkies’

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he wasn’t about to take the bait: a question dealing with that quintessential junk food, Twinkies.

11/16/2012

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STUDY: Pennsylvania Is Fatter Than New Jersey, New York

The latest study on obesity is out, and the news for Pennsylvania isn’t pretty.

08/14/2012

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Do We Love Junk Food Just Because Its So Bad For Us?

Author and Professor Andy Smith of the New School was at the Restaurant School in Philadelphia talking about his new book, “Fast Food and Junk Food”.

03/25/2012

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Treating The ‘Obese’

Since the word obese has a negative connotation, it might make sense for physicians to use another word when treating and counseling overweight patients.

10/10/2011

Sexy Over Forty

Actress Suzanne Somers spoke to Talk Philly’s Pat Ciarrocchi about her new book, Sexy Forever: How to Fight Fat Over Forty. For more information, go to http://www.sexyover40.com. Watch this video…

01/13/2011

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What Does Your Fat Mean?

People who have complained about having thunder thighs now have a reason to celebrate. New research says fat in the thighs is different from belly fat, and better! Medical Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more details.

10/05/2010

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