One in three American adults is obese, and the American Medical Association (AMA) believes the medical community needs to do more to help fight this problem.
Just in time for those New Year's resolutions about diet comes this surprising news: While being obese is still bad for your health, new research suggests that those who are moderately overweight have a lower risk of dying than normal-weight people do.
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A new study of older women finds those that are overweight actually have less leg strength and power than their normal-weight counterparts ... A survey finds that the cost of employer-based health insurance will rise less this year than in the previous few ... Scientists have found a way to reverse the aging of human stem cells"”which is good news, because our old fountain-of-youth hope"”'longevity genes'"”isn't holding up so well in light of new research.
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