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Pros and cons of gastric bypass surgery

Pros and cons of gastric bypass surgery

Hypertension may develop undetected in young African-American men

Hypertension may develop undetected in young African-American men

Sports fans may engage in riskier health related behaviors than non-sports fans

Sports fans may engage in riskier health related behaviors than non-sports fans

Lower energy dense breakfast improves overall diet quality

Lower energy dense breakfast improves overall diet quality

A large waistline doubles your risk of premature death

A large waistline doubles your risk of premature death

Staying active may lower health risks for large, retired athletes

Staying active may lower health risks for large, retired athletes

Reduced risk for pre-eclampsia among women who have aborted

Reduced risk for pre-eclampsia among women who have aborted

Neck arteries of obese children and teens look more like those of 45-year-olds

Neck arteries of obese children and teens look more like those of 45-year-olds

Sex hormones may affect atherosclerosis

Sex hormones may affect atherosclerosis

Obese women more impulsive

Obese women more impulsive

Pregnancy diabetes doubles the risk of language development problems in children

Pregnancy diabetes doubles the risk of language development problems in children

Age is not an independent factor in cancer survival rates, but clinical trials exclude older patients

Age is not an independent factor in cancer survival rates, but clinical trials exclude older patients

15-State Southern Obesity Summit to focus on obesity, especially in children

15-State Southern Obesity Summit to focus on obesity, especially in children

Variations in gene pathway alter risk of esophageal cancer

Variations in gene pathway alter risk of esophageal cancer

Children who are poor sleepers more likely to be obese as adults

Children who are poor sleepers more likely to be obese as adults

Insomnia linked to a neurochemical abnormality in the brain

Insomnia linked to a neurochemical abnormality in the brain

Breastfeeding and reduced risk of childhood obesity - researchers look for behavioral link

Breastfeeding and reduced risk of childhood obesity - researchers look for behavioral link

Lots of neighborhood greenness linked to lower children's body mass

Lots of neighborhood greenness linked to lower children's body mass

Life in Canada more deadly for immigrants?

Life in Canada more deadly for immigrants?

Breastfeeding and breast sagging, shape

Breastfeeding and breast sagging, shape