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Is Feline Obesity a Growing Plague? And Just How Dangerous Is It?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pets, cats, obesity )

- 2114 days ago -
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 )

- 2656 days ago -
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 )

- 3251 days ago -
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 )

- 3349 days ago -
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 )

- 3401 days ago -
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 )

- 3402 days ago -
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 )

- 3442 days ago -
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 )

- 3445 days ago -
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 )

- 3456 days ago -
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 )

- 4150 days ago -
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 )

- 4170 days ago -
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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