obesity

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New Drug for Obesity to Show Promising Results

A new way to fight obesity is an injectable drug that is showing promising results.

07/02/2015

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New Study Shows American Adults Are Losing Obesity Battle

A new Washington University study finds American adults appear to be losing the battle of the bulge.

06/23/2015

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Missourians Rank 9th in Obesity

As far as the states go, Missouri continues to put on pounds. The Show-Me State is ranked the 9th heaviest state this year. Compare that to 14th in 2014 and 20th in 2013.

05/28/2015

An Iowa middle-schooler was willing to put her foot down...just not on a scale in front of the class. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Iowa Student Refuses to be Weighed in Front of Class

An Iowa middle-school student was willing to put her foot down – just not on a scale in front of the class.

11/19/2014

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New Mizzou Research Center Tackles Obesity

A new University of Missouri research center on obesity is bringing together experts in agriculture, medicine, food science, journalism, exercise and nutrition.

09/26/2014

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Report: Missouri Ahead of Illinois in Reducing Child Obesity Numbers

Missouri is doing a better job than Illinois when it comes to tackling obesity in kids, according to a new report.

09/05/2014

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City Releases Obesity Reduction Plan

Mayor Slay wants to lower the obesity rate by 5 percent in the city by 2018.

05/30/2014

Researchers found that exposure to 30 minutes of morning light can improve your Body Mass Index. (Getty Images)

Study: Exposure To Morning Sunlight Can Help You Lose Weight

Researchers found that 20-30 minutes of morning light can improve your Body Mass Index.

04/04/2014

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City Bolsters Efforts to Curb Childhood Obesity

The City of St. Louis has received $60,000 in grants from the Morehouse School of Medicine to

03/25/2014

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Study: Pre-School Obesity Declining

Obesity has declined among pre-schoolers according to a new government study and that has a St. Louis University pediatrician pleased.

02/27/2014

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