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Research on Childhood Obesity May Help Fight Epidemic

( -- More than 16 percent of children and adolescents in the United States are overweight-a doubling of the estimated incidence of overweight among children and a tripling of the rate among adolescents in the ...

dateOct 29, 2009 in Health
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'Eatin' (not so) good in the neighborhood'

Living without a car in close proximity to fast food restaurants is associated with excess body mass index and weight gain, according to a University of Pittsburgh study available online and published in the September issue ...

dateSep 01, 2009 in Health
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More 'McBang' for your 'McBuck'

McDonald's seems recession-proof, its profitability apparently untouched by the newest economic crisis to hit America. Though the average family may not be able to eat out in style, they can afford a Dollar Menu double cheeseburger ...

dateJul 14, 2009 in Economics & Business
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