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Science: What Are the Health Risks of Obesity?
Offbeat  (tags: Science, Health, Health risks, obesity )

Ray
- 2 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
The number of people with obesity in the UK has more than trebled in the last 25 years. Doctors now say that the condition is reaching 'epidemic' proportions. Why are they so concerned?
Have the Danes Cracked Childhood Obesity?
Offbeat  (tags: children, obesity, Denmark )

Ray
- 39 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Childhood obesity has become a global epidemic, but it is not easy to treat. Now a scheme proven to help children shed pounds by asking them and their families to make numerous lifestyle changes has been adopted across Denmark.
The Sugar Company That Is Fighting Back
Offbeat  (tags: Sugar, Health, obesity )

Ray
- 83 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A sugar company is fighting back against the perceived demonisation of sugar by the media, saying it's been disproportionately blamed for causing obesity, writes Tom Heyden.
Is Feline Obesity a Growing Plague? And Just How Dangerous Is It?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pets, cats, obesity )

Cher
- 443 days ago - catster.com
Obesity is a common and serious health problem in cats; here are some of its causes and effects.
Obese Pets Put To Test In British 'Biggest Loser'-Type Competition (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: obesity, animals, pets, fat, overweight, health, bizarre, interesting, off-beat, odd, unusual, safety )

Lindsey
- 985 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Humans aren't the only ones who suffer from morbid obesity. But one British charity is taking a weight-and-see approach to pet obesity by holding a contest for some of the country's most overweight animals.
Mother of Girls Taken From Filthy Home re-Arrested, This Time for Lying
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, bugs, insects, filthy conditions, neglect, Child Abuse, elderly abuse, obesity )

Lilith
- 1580 days ago - ajc.com
Both kids lived in a house teeming with cockroaches and "giant spiders," according to the warrants. The girls have been taken into state care while their grandmother is currently being treated at Kennestone Hospital.
Pet Obesity An Expanding Problem, Say Veterinarians, Nutrition Experts
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pets, obesity )

Cher
- 1678 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
The popularity of cats and dogs isn't the only thing that has grown in the last 20 years. So have their bellies
Obese Teen Credits Surgery for Weight Loss
Offbeat  (tags: humans, interesting, obesity, teen )

Leslie
- 1730 days ago - cnn.com
One-third of America's youth is now overweight or obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Pet Obesity Is Surging, 'Biggest Health Threat to Pets,' Says Veterinarian
Offbeat  (tags: animals, pets, obesity, humans, environment, protection )

Cher
- 1731 days ago - examiner.com
It's a shocking phenomenon that is spilling over into the pet world. "Obesity is now the biggest health threat to pets in the US," veterinarian Dr. Ernie Ward says in a statement. "The costs of obesity in illness and injury make it the number one
Obesity in Indian Youth Linked to Death By Age of 55
Offbeat  (tags: obesity, children, dies young, interesting, 72 million )

Lone
- 1771 days ago - businessweek.com
Feb. 10 (Bloomberg) -- Obese children are more likely to die before reaching age 55 than those who are a healthier weight, researchers said.
Michelle Obama Urged to Speak Out for Breastfeeding
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, women, breast feeding, Michelle Obama, obesity )

Lady
- 1774 days ago - womensenews.org
Michelle Obama breastfed both her daughters and advocates are hoping she will use the platform of her anti-obesity campaign to promote breastfeeding and share her own experiences.
Mother 'Starved Newborn Baby Because She Didn't Want Her Growing Up to Be Fat Like Her Husband'
Offbeat  (tags: Obesity, Health, Fitness, Diseases, Parenting, Motherhood )

Alisa
- 1785 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Brittainy Labberton told authorities her husband had weight problems and she had no desire to see her daughter to become an obese adult.
Obesity Linked to Increased Health Risks and Birth Defects
Offbeat  (tags: off beat, obesity, child birth )

Sc
- 2479 days ago - naturalnews.com
Obesity rates are increasing in Australia with over half of Australian adults overweight (Australian Bureau of Statistics). More disturbing are studies finding that overweight women giving birth are more likely to have children that become overweight as
Cheers! World's Fattest Man Drops 230kg - Mexico
Offbeat  (tags: mexico, obese, obesity, man, overweight, good news )

Chrissy
- 2500 days ago - news.com.au
THE world's fattest man, according to the Guinness Book of Records, today proudly announced he has lost 230kg - nearly half his original weight - in less time than doctors had expected. "I'm going to throw a big party," Manuel Uribe said.
   

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