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Weight Gain

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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 Warning For Those Looking To Fire Up The Grill This Spring

According to new research out of Mt. Sinai’s Icahn School of Medicine, grilled and broiled meats have now been linked weight gain, diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease.

02/27/2014

Diet Myths

The Common Sense Diet

I am often asked about common sense steps to help us eat the healthiest diets. Here are my ‘common sense’ tips.

10/17/2013

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Fired For Being Fat

The Borgata Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City set off a firestorm of criticism when it implemented a policy barring fat servers from the bar.

08/29/2013

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Judge Rules That Atlantic City Casino Can Control Waitress Weight Gain

An Atlantic City casino can control how much weight that its cocktail servers gain.

07/24/2013

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Could Your Neighborhood Be Making You Fat?

It’s an interesting question, and now, researchers at Drexel University’s School of Public Health may have the answer: yes.

06/07/2013

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Hypothyroidism

We don’t talk about hypothyroidism that much but it is relatively common and very important to know if you have the condition.

09/19/2012

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Weight Discrimination

A New York restaurant and bar is being sued by two waitresses who claim that their bosses forced them to step on the scale at work regularly before they could start waiting tables. Is that legal?

07/09/2012

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A Startling Increase In Obesity

Adult obesity rates increased in more than half the states during the past year. The news about childhood obesity rates is even worse.

07/05/2012

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Lose Weight By Taking Time To Eat

It may just be one of the biggest reasons for people putting on unwanted weight – not enough time to eat and eating on the run.

06/25/2012

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Children May Not Outgrow Obesity

Parents of overweight or obese children who think their problems will disappear during the teen years, think again. Research shows children’s activity levels decline as they reach adolescence.

04/13/2012

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The Skinny On Bariatric Surgery

Following bariatric surgery, weight loss alone is not the only risk for cardiovascular disease. A healthy diet is crucial.

01/09/2012

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Night Shift May Increase Womens’ Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes

A new study finds that, in women, there is an association between rotating night shift work and the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

12/15/2011

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Burn Off That Turkey With A Little Yardwork

What you DO over Thanksgiving, besides eat, will help you to burn off all the extra calories you consume.

11/22/2011

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Local Expert Discusses Eating Disorder Among College Freshmen

A local expert says the return to school, especially for college freshman, is an extremely stressful time that can set off an eating disorder.

08/20/2011

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