The latest news on obesity
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. - As a portly woman plodded ahead of him on the sidewalk, the obese mayor of America's fattest and unhealthiest city explained why health is not a big local issue. "It doesn't come up," said David Felinton, 5-foot-9 and 233 pounds. "We've got a lot of economic challenges here." But this city's financial woes are not nearly as bad as its health.
Researchers are looking into the roles played by vitamins, obesity, and environmental toxins.
Two nutrition experts argue that you can't take marketing campaigns at face value.
Certain DNA may cause people to eat more to get the same pleasure from food.
Obesity rates up in 37 states, safe sex thanks to a ringtone, and protecting kids from dangerous toys.
More than 65 percent of American adults are overweight or obese.
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