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Children's Health

More research shows benefits of bariatric surgery for obese teens with type 2 diabetes

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Children's Health

Bariatric surgery found safe for teens with morbid obesity, Penn research finds

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Children's Health

Pennsylvania youth rank among the most obese in the country

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Wellness

High lead levels during pregnancy may increase risk of childhood obesity

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Adult Health

New Jersey has the fifth-lowest rate of adult obesity in the country, study says

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Prevention

Ergonomics 101: How to avoid fatigue with a desk job

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Children's Health

Weight Watchers launches controversial app to help kids lose weight

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Wellness

Are BPA-free plastics and cans as safe as advertised?

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Opinion

Heart transplant doctors could help more people by accepting donations from obese

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Adult Health

These states are the most obese in America

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Children's Health

Philly rolls out 'I Call the Snacks' campaign targeting sugary foods

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Health News

Men gain more weight during freshman year than women, study finds

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Prevention

Coffee proves to be a fat-burning, obesity-fighting beverage in 'pioneering' study

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Children's Health

Obesity rates falling among preschool age children

Childhood obesity rates are falling, CDC study finds

Illness

Alcohol is a risk factor for breast cancer — and few women know that

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Opinion

The Philadelphia soda tax, while regressive, saves lives of those most at risk

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Adult Health

Obesity-related cancers hitting millennials hard, new study finds

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Fitness

Want to start a fitness habit for the new year?

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Adult Health

New data from the CDC suggests U.S. adults are only getting shorter and heavier

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Illness

Doctors remove a 70-pound tumor from man who thought he had a 'beer belly'

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Health News

The key for low-income populations to lose weight? An app, this study suggests

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Health News

There are many types of obesity – which one matters to your health

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Opinion

Does thinking you look fat affect how much money you earn?

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Adult Health

Drexel launches outpatient clinic for eating disorders, weight management

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Healthy Eating

Today’s special: Obamacare menu labeling rules ushered in

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Public Health

Penn study: Improvements in U.S. mortality rate offset by obesity

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Research

This common oral hygiene habit could increase risk for diabetes, study says

Obesity

Fast eater? It could harm your heart and waistline

Study

Study: Suburban living linked to higher rates of obesity

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Study

Study: Diet not helping to lose weight? Try a day (or several) off

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Medical Research

Skin patch has potential to melt away 'love handles'

Obesity

Uneven weight-loss could be a trap for obesity, Drexel study finds

Diet

Study: Walnuts can quiet that part of your brain that makes you want to eat like crap

Obesity

Obesity and depression are entwined, yet scientists don’t know why

Studies

Philadelphia ranks high for smoking, binge drinking and other unhealthy behaviors

Mindful Mondays

9 life-mods to help ward off dementia

Studies

Study: Body shaming can literally make people sick

Children's Health

Study: Obese parents, including dads, linked with developmental delays in children

Rankings

Study: New Jersey weighs in as third-thinnest state in America

Obesity

Report: Adult obesity rates nearly doubled in tri-state area since 1995

Food and Drink

Study says pasta doesn't make you fat, but there's one thing

Children

Philadelphia recognized for progress in reducing childhood obesity

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