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 Short Sleep Duration Is Linked To Obesity Worldwide
Short Sleep Duration Is Linked To Obesity Worldwide
Cross-sectional studies from around the world show a consistent increased risk of obesity among short sleepers in children and adults. picked by karenben 3 years ago
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 Teen Sleep Problems Lead to Depression and Drug Abuse
Teen Sleep Problems Lead to Depression and Drug Abuse
Sleep problems in children and teens have reached a crisis level in America. New science shows that these issues are setting the table for obesity, depression, drug abuse, and future cardiovascular disease. Sp picked by karenben 3 years ago
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 Sleep With The... Flies?
Sleep With The... Flies?
After a long day spent socializing or learning who to flirt with, scientists say fruit flies need to sleep longer, shedding light on what sleep may actually do for humans. Sleep remains a mystery. To delve into why people need to sleep, neurogeneticist Indrani Ganguly-Fitzgerald at the Neurosciences Institute in San Diego, Calif., and her colleagues Paul Shaw and Jeff Donlea at Washington Univers... read full post picked by 2manyusernames 5 years ago
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 Banning McDonalds is Not the Answer to Stop Obesity in Children
Banning McDonalds is Not the Answer to Stop Obesity in Children
Obesity in young children is growing more and more in numbers all the time and it is not only these children that are suffering but the parents as well, children who are overweight are bullied and ridiculed all the time and also parents are being blamed picked by danswayuk 5 years ago
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 Study says Fruit Juices are just as Bad as Soda Pop in terms of Obesity Risks
Study says Fruit Juices are just as Bad as Soda Pop in terms of Obesity Risks
Compared with soda, juice carries more calories and as much sugar. There's also evidence that high consumption increases the risk of obesity, especially among kids. picked by Moogle 2 years ago
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 Eat Like It's 1975 to Save the Planet: New Report Links Obesity, Energy Consumption & Climate Change
Eat Like It's 1975 to Save the Planet: New Report Links Obesity, Energy Consumption & Climate Change
ou've undoubtedly seen umpteen reports detailing the myriad health problems associated with obesity, and probably have read how our industrial food system sure supplies calories, but not so many that are actually healthy. Now a new report goes one step further, linking increased energy consumption and people being overweight: picked by sharon22 2 years ago
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 Baby weight charts may have led to adult obesity
Baby weight charts may have led to adult obesity
Thousands of cases of obesity could have been caused by mothers being encouraged to overfeed their babies. picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago
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 Sleep Problems of Pregnant Women Are Due to Passive Smoking Exposure
Sleep Problems of Pregnant Women Are Due to Passive Smoking Exposure
Problems, that pregnant women might go through, including insufficient sleep, difficulty in sleep initiation, very short duration of sleep, as well as loud snoring and hard breathing are the main results of passive exposure to smoking. picked by maxriter 4 years ago
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 Warnings for parents of fat children
Warnings for parents of fat children
Parents are to receive official letters telling them if their child has a weight problem under a Government crackdown on obesity picked by maxriter 3 years ago
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 Short people are most prone to jealousy, say scientists
Short people are most prone to jealousy, say scientists
Short people should pray for a return to the Seventies fashion of stack heels, for the power of jealousy depends on how tall you are. picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago
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 Obesity 'Virus' Spreads Like Common Cold, Scientists Say
Obesity 'Virus' Spreads Like Common Cold, Scientists Say
Obesity can be "caught" as easily as a common cold from other people's coughs, sneezes and dirty hands, scientists said Monday. picked by Bornbad 3 years ago
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 Obesity now a 'lifestyle' choice for Americans, expert says
Obesity now a 'lifestyle' choice for Americans, expert says
As adult obesity balloons in the United States, being overweight has become less of a health hazard and more of a lifestyle choice, the author of a new book argues. picked by muppet 4 years ago
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 Vibrating mice may hold obesity clue
Vibrating mice may hold obesity clue
A short stint on a vibrating platform might slow the development of fat cells in mice by nearly 20%, according to controversial new research. picked by DrNothing 4 years ago
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 Obesity, a lifeline for heart patients
Obesity, a lifeline for heart patients
Despite being a leading contributor to heart disease, obesity appears to play a protective role in a range of cardiovascular problems, says a new study. picked by AutumnLotus 2 years ago
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 Obesity Requires Climate Plan
Obesity Requires Climate Plan
Obesity needs to be tackled in the same way as climate change, a top nutritional scientist has said.

I don't get it. But thats cool. picked by mahler87 4 years ago
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 Obesity Stigma in Online News?
Obesity Stigma in Online News?
Now a recent study suggests that online news adds to the social stigma of obesity. The study, published online in the Journal of Health Communication, was widely reported in the media, including by Time magazine: picked by midnightbliss10 5 months ago
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 Obesity Cure? Worms Destroy Their Own Fat
Obesity Cure? Worms Destroy Their Own Fat
A previously unknown mutation discovered in a common roundworm holds the promise of new treatments for obesity in humans, researchers say. picked by karenben 3 years ago
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 Ear Infections May Increase Obesity Risk
Ear Infections May Increase Obesity Risk
Are kids with frequent ear infections at increased risk of becoming overweight later in life? Early research suggests they are, and that damage to the nerves controlling taste may be to blame. picked by karenben 3 years ago
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 Cost of Treating Obesity Soars
Cost of Treating Obesity Soars
Obesity in the United States now carries the hefty price tag of $147 billion per year in direct medical costs, just over 9 percent of all medical spending, experts report. picked by nateebiinature 2 years ago
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 The Short List
The Short List
The American home for international short film.

Short Film Spoken Here.
In Every Language on Earth. picked by SuBoBiSiS 3 years ago
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 Obesity linked to increased cancer risk
Obesity linked to increased cancer risk
Man, it just keeps getting more and more sucky to be fat. picked by xenity7 4 years ago
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