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Yes, You Can Be Too Thin

You might be surprised that research has found that being underweight puts people at even higher risk of dying early than obesity.

04/09/2014

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Study Finds A Link Between Depression And Obesity In Girls

There’s a correlation between depression and obesity in girls according to a new local study.

03/24/2014

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Nature Vs. Nurture – It May Not Be One Or The Other

People often pit their genes against their lifetime experiences when looking at physical and emotional traits but this is often a big mistake.

03/24/2014

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Study: Drinking Tequila May Be Beneficial To Those Who Are Overweight Or Have Diabetes

A new study suggests that the sugars in the plant used to make tequila may offer health benefits to people who are overweight or have diabetes.

03/20/2014

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Report: Pennsylvanians Still Tipping The Scales

In the latest Gallup poll on obesity, Pennsylvania ranked the 18th fattest state. Just over 28% of the state’s population is classified as obese.

03/06/2014

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Study: TV In The Bedroom Leads To Weight Gain In Kids

Thinking of getting your child his or her own TV? You might want to reconsider.

03/05/2014

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New Study Finds Loneliness Can Be Hazardous To Your Health

A new research study from the University of Chicago shows that loneliness poses a significant health risk for older adults.

02/17/2014

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Diet Soda Alone Is Not The Answer To Weight Loss

If you’re looking to lose weight, switching to diet drinks as a sole intervention will probably not provide you with the results you desire.

01/22/2014

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Want To Stay Healthy? Drink Up! Red Wine May Offset Poor Diet

Researchers now say that drinking red wine might help counteract the effects of a poor diet on the immune system.

01/16/2014

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Teen Fitness May Correlate With Adult Heart Health

The exercise you do as an adolescent may actually reduce your heart attack risk in the future, unless you become obese.

01/16/2014

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Most Kids Don’t Get Enough Exercise

After a study of young teens, the CDC found that only 25% of kids get enough exercise: 60 minutes of physical activity every single day.

01/14/2014

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Health: Kids Aren’t Getting Enough Physical Activity According To New Government Report

New numbers from the federal government say most kids aren’t getting enough physical activity, part of the reason for the obesity epidemic. And it could even hurt academic performance.

01/08/2014

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Studies: Dementia Striking Later In Life

Even though there is no cure for dementia, studies show that it making be striking older people later in life than in had in the past.

12/09/2013

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Study: Today’s Moms Less Active Than Previous Generations

The study reveals that in 2010 mothers of children between ages 5 and 18 spent 11 fewer hours doing physical activities, such as laundry and exercise, than mothers in 1965.

12/04/2013

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Clinical Trial On Breast Cancer Treatment At Jefferson Hospital Shows Promising Results

The study is looking at the role of diet and how it affects women with early stage breast cancer as they undergo radiation treatment.

11/26/2013

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