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New Statistics Show Gestational Diabetes Cases Increasing

Doctors are now finding that gestational diabetes is more common than they thought.

06/25/2014

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Study Finds Obesity Can Have Negative Effect On Young Breast Cancer Patients

A new study says obesity can have a negative effect on young breast cancer patients.

05/16/2014

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Study: 400 Percent Increase In Obesity Seen Among Those With Computers, Cars

A new study has found that owning technology such as computers and cars contributes significantly to a person’s obesity risk.

02/11/2014

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Study: Obesity Surgery In Younger Patients Could Reverse Cardiac Problems

Researchers found many pediatric patients had hearts that look like those of middle aged patients. But after weight loss surgery, that changed.

09/18/2013

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University of Washington Study: Skinniest Men Live In San Francisco

A new study from the University of Washington finds that the skinniest men in America live in San Francisco and New York.

CBS Seattle–07/23/2013

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12 States Have High Obesity Rates

ATLANTA (AP) — A new government survey shows 12 states now have very high obesity rates. Overall, more than a third of adults are obese but rates vary by state. The latest figures are based […]

CBS Seattle–08/13/2012

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Study: Obesity Increases Driver’s Risk Of Being In Car Accident

A new study claims that obesity could not only increase a driver’s risk of being in a car accident, but also result in more severe injuries.

08/07/2012

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Property Values May Point To Likelihood Of Obesity

The value of your home may be a stronger predictor of your weight than the genes inherited from your ancestors, a new public health study from the University of Washington has found.

05/24/2012

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Weighed Down – WA Ferries Have to Reduce Passenger Load Due to Obesity

The Washington state ferry service isn’t going to start turning away hefty passengers, but it has had to reduce the capacity of the nation’s largest ferry system because people have been packing on the pounds.

12/21/2011