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Study links past experiences with bias and avoidance of doctors in women with higher BMI

Study links past experiences with bias and avoidance of doctors in women with higher BMI

Vegetarian diet and Mediterranean diet close to each other in health benefits

Vegetarian diet and Mediterranean diet close to each other in health benefits

Scientists examine how specific eating patterns could help fight cancer and obesity

Scientists examine how specific eating patterns could help fight cancer and obesity

Metabolic differences may contribute to postpartum weight retention in black moms

Metabolic differences may contribute to postpartum weight retention in black moms

Normal weight people with fat belly may have more chance of heart problems

Normal weight people with fat belly may have more chance of heart problems

Study shows potential of web-based intervention to achieve weight loss in patients with NAFLD

Study shows potential of web-based intervention to achieve weight loss in patients with NAFLD

People who stay up late risk shorter lives

People who stay up late risk shorter lives

PCOS linked to increased risk of mental health disorders

PCOS linked to increased risk of mental health disorders

Exercise may be best defense for people with genetic predisposition to heart disease

Exercise may be best defense for people with genetic predisposition to heart disease

Social barriers may prevent weight loss in obese children

Social barriers may prevent weight loss in obese children

High blood pressure before conception may increase risk for pregnancy loss

High blood pressure before conception may increase risk for pregnancy loss

Optimistic Latinos more likely to have better cardiovascular health

Optimistic Latinos more likely to have better cardiovascular health

Infrastructure designed to encourage walking can help reduce childhood obesity

Infrastructure designed to encourage walking can help reduce childhood obesity

Menopausal hormone therapy reduces abdominal fat tissue in women

Menopausal hormone therapy reduces abdominal fat tissue in women

Childhood friendships may have protective influence on physical health in adulthood

Childhood friendships may have protective influence on physical health in adulthood

Using harmless red or infrared light to diagnose breast cancer

Using harmless red or infrared light to diagnose breast cancer

Researchers identify potential obesity treatment in freezing hunger-signaling nerve

Researchers identify potential obesity treatment in freezing hunger-signaling nerve

Less nutritious diet mainly contributes to Type 2 diabetes among U.S.-based South Asians

Less nutritious diet mainly contributes to Type 2 diabetes among U.S.-based South Asians

Child’s temperament and parenting influence weight gain in babies

Child’s temperament and parenting influence weight gain in babies

Weight loss after lap-band surgery alleviates arthritic knee pain

Weight loss after lap-band surgery alleviates arthritic knee pain