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Obesity (INACTIVE)

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Top Obesity (INACTIVE) Articles

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  • California kids -- not quite as unfit as you're led to think

     
    Time for the annual alarm bulletin from the state Department of Education about the allegedly woeful state of physical fitness among California students. Fewer than a third, it tells us, passed the state's physical fitness test this year. And it......
  • Is it such a bad thing that California spends less on healthcare?

     
    The Times found much to worry about in a new federal study about healthcare spending. Not that Californians were spending too much, but that they were spending too little. But maybe we spend less than much of the rest of the country because we don't...
  • FDA accuses 1-800-GET-THIN centers of deceptive advertising

     
    Weight loss surgical centers affiliated with 1-800-GET-THIN have been accused by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for misleading consumers about the risks of the device used to treat obesity....
  • Michelle Obama & Co. smash a world record for jumping jacks

     
    Michelle Obama declares victory in the jumping jacks challenge. Michelle Obama becomes a Guinness record holder as her Let's Move effort breaks the old record for jumping jacks in a 24 hour period....
  • New York City schoolchildren are losers when it comes to weight

     
    New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who has made the city's health a priority in his three terms, announced Thursday that obesity rates among elementary and middle-school students in public schools have inched down over the last five years....
  • Adjustable gastric band: National doctors group backs FDA crackdown

     
    Adjustable gastric band. The national organization of doctors the American Society of Bariatric Physicians has come out in support of an FDA decision regarding the adjustable gastric band used in Lap-Band surgery....
  • Jim Sensenbrenner sorry for saying Michelle Obama has 'big butt'

     
    Michelle Obama: Does Michelle Obama know -- or care -- that people keep taking pot shots at her butt? A Republican lawmaker is the latest to remark on it. His office says he will apologize....
  • Men at the market: It's a lost cause

     
    Seems that the trend of men doing the grocery shopping has been growing for years, but then the recession put more men out of work, leaving them at home to handle domestic chores. Uh huh. Sure....
  • Mayor: New Yorkers live longer and healthier lives

     
    Life expectancy for people born in New York City in 2009 is climbed to 80.6 yeras, roughly two and half years more than the most recently reported national rate of 78.2 years, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Tuesday....
  • Grants to help preschools plant edible gardens

     
    Western Growers Foundation, with the California departments of Education and Food and Agriculture, will offer $1,000 grants for state preschool and childcare centers for students to grow gardens....
  • Paula Deen reveals her Type 2 diabetes diagnosis

     
    Paula Deen admitted Tuesday she has Type 2 Diabetes. Celebrity chef Paula Deen was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes three years ago....