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14 HOURS AGO - MedicineNet

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Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids

Title: Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in KidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/22/2014 4:36:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 7/23/2014 12:00:00 AM

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21 HOURS AGO - Health Canal

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UTMB researchers discover that brown fat protects against diabetes and obesity in humans

GALVESTON, Texas – Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have shown for the first time that people with higher levels of brown fat, or brown adipose tissue, in their bodies have better blood sugar control, higher insulin sensitivity and a better metabolism for burning fat stores.

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JUL 23, 2014 - Washington Times

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State hires top medical pot official

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A health official who managed Minnesota's efforts to reduce tobacco use and obesity will run the state's new medical marijuana program. The Minnesota Department of Health said Wednesday that Michelle Larson, a deputy director in the department's Office of Statewide Health Improvement, would ...

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JUL 23, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Public Food-Shaming Is The Insidious Type Of Street Harassment No One Is Talking About

Eating something delicious should be nothing but a delicious experience. "Hey, girl, you shouldn’t be eating that. You’re gonna get fat!” Of all the things you want to hear while walking to the subway at 11 p.m. on a Friday night, a man screaming at you for eating frozen yogurt on the sidewalk is not one of them. It took ...

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JUL 22, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Researchers emphasize parent's role in keeping kids at a healthy weight

Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine surveyed a group of parents whose children were undergoing obesity treatment and found many of them unwilling to acknowledge weight problems and the health implications they could have. Growing evidence suggests parents play an essential role in teaching children healthy habits and making sure they stick. Researchers say that ...

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