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Topic- Obesity

 

Money no barrier to obesity-2409

Money no barrier to obesity

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Inactivity and obesity make arthritis more likely-2335

Inactivity and obesity make arthritis more likely

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Obesity weighs heavy on quality of life-2264

Obesity weighs heavy on quality of life

As noted in the CDC analysis above, obesity is associated with an increased risk for coronary heart disease, hypertension, stroke, type 2 diabetes, certain types of cancer and premature death as well as reduced quality of life, social stigmatization and discrimination. A separate analysis concentrated on the relationship of obesity to quality of life.

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Obesity rates keep rising; older adults included-2263

Obesity rates keep rising; older adults included

In the US, national public health goals outlined in Healthy People 2010 include a target of reducing the proportion of adults who are obese to 15%. One of the reasons for preventing obesity is the cost: In 2008 dollars, medical costs associated with obesity were estimated at US $147 billion. People who are obese had medical costs that were $1,429 higher than those of normal weight, according to background in a new analysis of data.

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Increased physical activity doesn't lower obesity for everyone-2165

Increased physical activity doesn't lower obesity for everyone

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Walking improves outlook for women with obesity-2136

Walking improves outlook for women with obesity

The average age when a women reaches menopause, a life stage transition that can cross six years, is 51 (North American Menopause Society). Since aerobic exercise is associated with health-related quality of life, a research team was curious if exercise could affect the eating behaviors and quality of life of women who were overweight and sedentary.

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