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In the News - 2017




Excessive Video Gaming to be Named Mental Disorder by WHO

Food Warning Label May Help Reduce US Obesity Rate

Ga. doctor prescribed weight-loss drug to patients she never saw

Before You Try the Ketogenic Diet, Read This

How Losing Weight After 50 Could Save $36,278



6 Reasons You're Gaining Back All the Weight You Lost

Number of people sickened at oyster event at Ocean City restaurant rises

Can You Really Fix Your Metabolism with the Keto Diet?

Obesity Rising: Can We Do Anything to Reverse This Deadly Trend?

Focused on ending hunger, Africa neglects rising obesity

As a mom with ADHD, I rely on fidget spinners



New Study Illustrates How Weight Loss Helps Your Wallet

Philly’s new tax on soda makes prices bubble up

Losing weight can help you save money, no matter how old you are

The Amount of Money You Save by Losing Weight Is Absolutely Insane

Why Losing Weight at Any Age Can Save You Up to $30,000

This Is the Crazy Amount of Money You Can Save by Losing Weight

These Johns Hopkins Researchers Determined How Much Money You Can Save By Losing Weight

This Is How Much Money You Can Save By Losing Weight



Losing weight gives you a fat wallet

U.S. Pays a Hefty Price for Obesity

Obesity exacts high productivity penalty along with higher medical costs

Study Calculates How Much You’ll Save If You Lose Weight

Want to save thousands of dollars? Lose weight, study says

Weight reduction results in lifetime cost savings

Losing Weight Can Save You a Lot of Money

The Post-Antibiotic Era is Here. Now What?

Losing weight at any age leads to cost savings, Johns Hopkins study suggests

Study: Weight Loss Saves Obese Adults Nearly $30,000

Savings from weight loss peak at age 50

Losing weight can save you lots of money

The Crazy Amount Of Money Losing Weight Can Save You

Weight Loss Saves Obese Adults Nearly $30,000, According to Study

Diversity & Inclusion in Sport: THE RANGE | A Diverse & Inclusive American Tennis Landscape

Brain Scans Offer Clues to Obesity in Teens



How to lose weight? Get your brain under control

How someone's brain reacts to 'food cues' could help predict future obesity

Do ‘food words’ offer a new way to predict obesity?

If You Always Go To Sleep Feeling Hungry, Here's What You Should Do About It

Physical Inactivity is Everyone’s Problem

Physical inactivity, screen time increasing child obesity in MENA

Artificial Sweeteners Linked to Higher BMI, Cardiometabolic Risk



You Asked: Am I Gaining Muscle Weight or Fat From My Workout?

The more you talk about food, the more you will eat

S​enator calls for regulation of "snortable chocolate​"



Are current exercise guidelines too demanding?

Drones to the Rescue

The End of an Era for Cara

This Is How Many Hours Of Sleep Lebron James Gets A Day

'Healing Stickers': Where's The Science Behind These Health Claims

Vibrating Yoga Pants: Now You Can Listen To Your Yoga Pants

Global Obesity Epidemic: New Study Shows How Big A Problem It's Become

Blood from the Sky: Zipline’s Ambitious Medical Drone Delivery in Africa

1 in 10 people on Earth is obese, report finds

Study: More Than 2 Billion People Worldwide Obese

CDC Warns: Don't Get Too Close To Your Chickens, Ducks And Geese

What's The Science Behind Compression Tights Helping You Run?

Kids With TV In Bedrooms More Likely To Become Overweight

Mike Bloomberg: More Needs To Be Done To Prevent World's New Biggest Killer



Three Good Samaritans In Oregon: Why They Need To Be Honored

Early Return For Petra Kvitova Is Good, Five Months After Knife Attack

What's In Your Drink? The Straw That May Detect Date Rape Drugs

This Is Garbage, And It's Quite Nutritious

Here Are The Next Steps To Tackling The Opioid Epidemic

'Rib Cage Bragging': Beware Of This New Body Trend

Here's The Science Behind The Fidget Spinner Craze

Friday's Events Showed How Cyber Attacks May Hurt And Kill People

Ugh, Look At What Could Be In Your Sushi

Nets' Jeremy Lin Describes Bullying In College: Why You Should Care

POW: Here Comes A Tick Disease That's Worse Than Lyme

Here's What Rep. Raul Labrador May Have Meant When He Said Nobody Dies

Penn State Hazing Death Shows How You Can Get Charged With Manslaughter

Gray Death: The Most Powerful New Opioid Combo That's Risky Even To Touch

Loretta Lynn Suffers A Stroke, Which May Be More Common Than You Realize

Hopkins researcher says mild Zika outbreak could cost at least $183 million

Cost of Zika outbreak in the United States could be high

Mild Zika outbreak could cost $183 million

Why It’ll Pay Off to Ban Trans Fats Next Year

Zika's Economic Burden

Measuring the Cost of Inactive Kids

A New Hope: Vaccine Supply Chains Get More Attention

Overweight kids are costing America billions

More physical activity among children will save America billions

Modest increases in physical activity for U.S. kids could save billions in future costs

Here's How Much Children's Physical Inactivity Is Costing You

Child’s Play Is Good for All of Us

Modest increase in physical activity would save $22 billion in lost wages, medical costs

Getting Kids To Run Around Would Save The U.S. Billions

Modest increases in kids' physical activity could avert billions in medical costs



Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Shows Why You Should Be Wary Of Back Surgery

Here's What's Meant By Shannen Doherty's Breast Cancer Being In Remission

Napercise: Why Nap For Free When You Can Pay For It?

Crash Test Dummies: Here's What The Obesity Epidemic Is Doing To Them

2017 Award Recipients

Medical Schools Vary in Quality of Obesity Education

Look What Happens When You Pay Attention To Neglected Tropical Diseases

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy Didn't Get Enough Time To Do What He Wanted

United And Now American Airlines Incidents Show It's Time To Improve Flying Conditions

Serena Williams May Be Pregnant, But Her Career's Not Over By A Long Shot

In Berkeley, Soda Tax Is Doing What It's Supposed To Do

How One Medical School Is Dealing With Too Much Information

Amy Schumer's Swimsuit Cover Has Nothing To Do With A 'Fat' Agenda

Obesity And Diabetes Kill More Than Initially Thought, According To New Study

The Data Show Hospitals Need To Do Better At Protecting Your Personal Data

Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones Reportedly Wants NFL To Stop Banning Marijuana

Tyra Banks Removes Age Limits For 'America's Next Top Model'

Mattthew Perry Reveals Another Reason Why You Shouldn't Bully Others

The Science Behind Louis C.K.'s Love Of Naps



2017’s Fattest Cities in America

Here's America's Third Leading Cause Of Death And What Trump's Budget May Do

Study Re-Emphasizes: If You Want To Advance Science, Try Explaining It More Simply

Actor Dr. Ken Jeong Answers (And Mocks) Medical Questions On Twitter

Stop Wasting Doctors' Time And Resources By Overtesting Them

Study: Whole-Body Vibration May Reduce Weight Like Running On A Treadmill, But...

Bill Gates Is Right: USAID Is Not Just Foreign Aid, It Aids The U.S.

The New Wonder Woman Movie Trailer And The Battle Over Her Armpits

Subway Uses Lab Tests To Try To Show Its Chicken Isn't Soy

Three New Studies Suggest Gender And Racial Bias In Medical Training

Time To Get Rid Of The Daylight Saving Time Switch

Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge Out Indefinitely With Heart Issue

Now Zika May Cause Heart Problems In Healthy Adults

Ubisoft's Dig Rush Video Game May Become Just What The Doctor Ordered

Study: 8 Gallons Of Pee In An Average Public Pool

Nearly One In Five LinkedIn Members Say Health Insurance Affected Job Choice

CDC Findings Warn You To Check If Your Child Is Drinking Hand Sanitizer



Subway Denies Report That About 50% Of Its Chicken Is Not Really Chicken

Here's What's On The WHO's New Most Dangerous Superbugs List

This Picture Shows What's Really In Nutella

Study Shows That Doctors Make Better Hospital Leaders

Oscar Nominee Gift Bag Includes Some Weird Wellness Products

5 Challenges for America

Study Shows Major Limitations Of Websites That Rate Doctors

How Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop Iodine Advice May Affect You

KIND CEO Daniel Lubetzky Pledges $25M To Fight Unhealthy Food Industry Influence

To Model Viki Odintcova: That Photo Was Really Not Worth Risking Your Life

Bill Gates Warns Of Epidemic That Could Kill Over 30 Million People

How Kyrie Irving Saying The Earth Is Flat Affects Your Health

Dear Robert Kennedy, Jr.: Here Are Two People You Can Give $100,000

Zika Testing Mistakes Require Re-Testing Of Over 400 Specimens

Scarlett Johansson Doesn't Think It's Natural To Be Monogamous. What Does The Science Say?

If You're Not Happy During Valentine's Day, You're Not Alone

Take These 'Most Dangerous States For Online Dating' With A Grain Of Salt

Health Tips That Helped 63-Year-Old Christie Brinkley Make SI's Swimsuit Issue

Study Says The Oldest Child Is The Smartest

The Study That Said Female Doctors Are Better Than Male Doctors

This Is What 39-Year-Old Super Bowl QB Tom Brady Eats

Study Suggests That Immigrant Doctors Provide Better Care Than U.S. Medical Graduates

Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop Says Burn Your Bra

How Fast Food Wrapping And Packaging Can Be Bad For Your Health

Does Your Baby Really Need That Monitor?



FDA: Toxic Belladonna In Homeopathic Teething Product

Roger Federer And Serena Williams Show That Age Is Just A Number

Helping Women With A Number One Problem

Medical Schools Need To Teach More About Obesity And Nutrition

If You Witness Bullying Or Assault, Do Something... Or You'll Be Affected, Too

Woman Dies From Bacteria Resistant To All Antibiotics: Why Don't More People Care?

10 Ways Michelle Obama Promoted Physical And Mental Health As First Lady

10 Health Problems That The Outdoors Can Help Prevent And Treat

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