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New Obesity Rankings: Missouri Number 12

The CDC says 30.3 percent of Missourian’s are obese.

08/13/2012

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Washington University Researchers Uncover New Way to Treat Diabetes, Obesity

It all has to do with disabling the protein that turns white fat cells in our bodies – the fat which stores excess calories – into brown fat cells which help burn calories.

08/03/2012

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Hypertension Increasing In Children

A new national study shows a dramatic increase in hospitalizations for children with high blood pressure.

06/20/2012

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Documentary on Obesity Premiers in St. Louis

Washington University research part of the film

05/08/2012

Autism May Be Linked To Obesity During Pregnancy

On average, women face a 1 in 88 chance of having a child with autism.

04/09/2012

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The Obesity Rankings are Out

36 percent of Jefferson County residents report a body mass index of greater than thirty, making them obese.

04/06/2012

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New Study on Cancer Prevention

A new Washington University School of Medicine study finds more than half of all cancer is preventable.

03/29/2012

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US Obesity Epidemic Shows No Hint of Retreating

A report says those stubborn love handles are hear to stay.

01/17/2012

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Health and Wellness: P90x, Hot Pants, and healthy champagne

Tony Horton and Monica talk about the P90X and their fight against obesity What are Hot Pants? Lucy Page phones in to explain this new innovation. Jeff McDaniel of Morton’s Steakhouse tells how to celebrate […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–12/18/2011

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Babies on Obesity Path? New Sign May Offer Answer

The study bolsters evidence that chubby babies are not always the picture of health.

11/08/2011

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