News tagged with obesity

Obese British man in court fight for surgery

A British man weighing 22 stone (139 kilograms, 306 pounds) launched a court appeal Monday against a decision to refuse him state-funded obesity surgery because he is not fat enough.

dateJul 11, 2011 in Other
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Report: Fight fat even in toddlers, preschoolers

(AP) -- A food pyramid just for the under-2 set? Contrary to popular belief, children don't usually outgrow their baby fat - and a new report urges steps to help prevent babies, toddlers and preschoolers from getting too ...

dateJun 23, 2011 in Health
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Standing desks rising in popularity

Last year, Kerri Campbell made a decision: She would no longer sit at her desk eight hours a day. Today, the retail broker for Daymon Worldwide in Pleasanton, Calif., stands on a couple of black pads, each about an inch think. ...

dateJun 22, 2011 in Health
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In Texas schools, a picture's worth 1,000 calories

(AP) -- Smile, schoolchildren. You're on calorie camera. Health officials trying to reduce obesity and improve eating habits at five San Antonio elementary schools unveiled a $2 million research project Wednesday that will ...

dateMay 12, 2011 in Health
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