Tag: obesity

Roundup: CDC’s ‘Urgent’ Update on Surging Obesity...

CDC: U.S. Obesity Epidemic Intensifying, With 19 States at 35% or Higher Rates Among Adults The U.S. obesity epidemic is...

October 7, 2022

Roundup: Health Risks of Adding Salt to...

Regularly Adding Salt to Foods Can Increase Your Risk of Early Death by 28%: New Study It’s well established that...

July 15, 2022

Roundup: New Link Between Obesity and COVID-19;...

U.S.-Funded Study: Obesity, High BMI Raise Risk of Getting COVID-19 Infection — Not Just Severe Illness from the Virus Since...

June 3, 2022

Obesity and Your Health: Who’s a Candidate...

Clinical studies have confirmed that the pandemic has only intensified this country’s obesity epidemic.  Nearly half of all adults in...

May 2, 2022

Obesity and Bariatric Surgery: The Physical, Social...

The U.S. obesity prevalence was already approaching an alarming 45 percent of the population before the COVID pandemic. That rate...

November 12, 2021

Obesity & Bariatric Surgery

More than one-third of American adults are considered obese. It’s not just about being overweight. Obesity is linked to the...

November 10, 2021

Inspired by the Olympics? Here are Top...

There are well-proven motivating factors that can help you stay on track, or get you started on a program long...

July 27, 2021

How Gut Bacteria Affects Many Aspects of...

Most people don’t realize they share their bodies with trillions of bacteria, fungi and other microbes. The majority of these...

July 12, 2021

COVID-19 Roundup: Hospitalizations Linked to Being Obese...

CDC: Vast Majority of People Hospitalized for COVID-19 Were Obese or Overweight A significant majority of people who have been...

March 12, 2021

COVID-19 Roundup: Those with Antibodies Show ‘Substantial...

NIH Study: Those Who Test Positive for COVID Antibodies Appear to have ‘Substantial Immunity’ People who test positive for COVID-19...

March 5, 2021

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