Local Researcher Pushes For Diverse Lab Mice in Cancer StudiesSaint Louis University microbiologist and immunologist Dr. Ryan Teague says researchers should include laboratory mice who are old and obese in their studies of immunotherapy treatments for cancer.
New Study Shows Importance of a Good BreakfastThis study found kids who have two breakfasts each day are less likely to be obese than those who have no breakfast at all.
Report Shows Steady Missouri and Illinois Obesity RatesThe obesity rates in Missouri and Illinois are holding steady, according to the annual Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation annual report.
Study: Obese Women Less Likely To Breast FeedAccording to a new study, obese mothers are not likely to breast-feed.
Extreme Makeover Weight Loss Edition Hold Casting Call in EllisvilleExtreme Makeover Weight Loss Edition is casting for Season 4 at Lifetime Fitness on Saturday from 10:00 - 5:00.
Missouri Losing the Battle of the BulgeMissouri made it into the top 12 obese states with 30-point-3 percent of the population unable to turn down that second corn dog.
New Obesity Rankings: Missouri Number 12The CDC says 30.3 percent of Missourian's are obese.
Too Fat To Cremate?The morbidly obese often don't fit into crematory incinerators.
Killer Commute? Could Be, Says Wash U ResearcherMore likely to be fat, on edge if you drive more than 10 miles a day.
St. Louis: Not The Fattest City, But Far From The HealthiestOne-fourth of local adults are technically obese.
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