Obesity is a risk factor for heart disease. People with a Body Mass Index greater than 30 are nearly three times at risk than those with a healthy BMI. Heart disease is one of the main causes of death for obese people.
Prescription Diet Pill Market Set to Expand The new crop of prescription diet pills Belviq and Qsymia that received FDA approval last year initially excited overweight consumers, given that the previous crop of prescription diet pills were pulled from pharmacy shelves. In 1998, one-half of the Wyeth fen-phen combination was…