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Study: Action-Packed TV Might Make You Snack More

Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That’s the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced television than viewing a more leisurely paced talk show.

09/10/2014

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Study: Any Diet Works If People Stick To It

Willpower is the key to weight loss, say researchers.

09/04/2014

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Study: Women Entering Pregnancy In Poor Health Less Likely To Breastfeed

More women in the United States are choosing to breastfeed their kids. But new research from the University of Minnesota is shedding some light on the overall health of pregnant women.

08/18/2014

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New Statistics Show Gestational Diabetes Cases Increasing

Doctors are now finding that gestational diabetes is more common than they thought.

06/25/2014

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Study Finds Obesity Can Have Negative Effect On Young Breast Cancer Patients

A new study says obesity can have a negative effect on young breast cancer patients.

05/16/2014

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Study: One Out Of Three Children Have High Cholesterol

According to a recent study, one out of every three children between the ages of nine and 11 have borderline or high cholesterol.

03/28/2014

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Study: Obesity Surgery In Younger Patients Could Reverse Cardiac Problems

Researchers found many pediatric patients had hearts that look like those of middle aged patients. But after weight loss surgery, that changed.

09/18/2013

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Tips For Keeping Your Kids Active From Houston Fitness Professionals

How can you beat the cold and keep your kids healthy? A team of Houston fitness physical education teachers has come together to craft the following local suggestions.

02/16/2013

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Retired Military Leaders, Study Indicate Americans ‘Too Fat To Fight’

Retired military leaders think young Americans are too fat to fight in the military.

09/25/2012

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Mayor Parker Launches Healthy Houston Initiative

To lead the initiative, the Mayor has created a Healthy Houston Task Force.

09/12/2012

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