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Obese Teens at Risk for Nutritional Deficiencies

A new study from the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center suggests that obese teens may have nutritional deficiencies usually found in post-bariatric surgery patients, even if they have not had weight loss surgery. Obesity is among the most ...

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Amlexanox for Weight Loss

Amlexanox is a medication traditionally used to topically treat ulcers of the mouth, more commonly known as canker sores. Squeeze a bit of the paste onto a fingertip and dab onto the sores and in ten days or less the ulcer will heal. Since it’s been ...

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Pregnancy After Bariatric Surgery

The continued story of one patient’s complications and risks during her pregnancy following bariatric surgery.

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Woman Fights Infertility With Bariatric Surgery

In an interview with MBL, a patient tells her story of battling obesity and infertility by overcoming complications from weight-loss surgeries and treatments.

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Lack of Exercise May Contribute Most to Obesity

Diet and exercise have long been known to be keys to a healthy lifestyle, but a new study shows exercise may be more important than diet.

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Controversy Over CDC Obesity Cost Site

An obesity cost calculator featured on the CDC site, LEAN Works, has been taken down due to accusations of workplace discrimination and possibly causing some to get fired.

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What Does Your Birth Year Have to Do with Obesity?

The Link Between Birth Year and the Risk of Obesity"** The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves.**" The opinions of palm readers and astrologists aside, the stars in this instance are little more than a coincidental ali...

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Kids in Head Start Program Have Healthier Weight by Kindergarten Than Peers

In January of 1964 President Lyndon Johnson said enough is enough and announced his “War on Poverty.” Many politicians have declared war on many fronts since then, and eventually there will probably be a “War on Everything” program. But Johnson’s sou...

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New Binge Eating Diagnosis and Treatment Plan

New diagnostic criteria are helping physicians explore the prevalence of binge eating disorder, it’s link to obesity, and how to properly treat the condition.

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DIY Dairy-free Smoothies from Borne Appétit

Smoothies may just be the ultimate healthy fast food. Packed with nutrition, smoothies can contain fruits, leafy greens, nuts or nut butters, dark cocoa, chia seeds, and protein powders. Smoothies are quick to "make and take" on the go. Wi...