Obesity

File photo of an obese person being weighed at a doctor's office. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

12 States Now Have High Obesity; Texas No. 10

A new government survey shows 12 states now have very high obesity rates.

08/14/2012

File photo of an obese person being weighed at a doctor's office. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Texas Hospital Won’t Hire Obese Applicants

Citizens Medical Center has instituted a policy which requires that all employees have a body mass index of less than 35.

04/07/2012

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Common Dieting Tips That Don’t Work

Diets with low or no fat require greater amounts of food to become full.

CBS Houston–01/12/2012

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How To Get Rid Of Cellulite

Cellulite can be found on people with average weight and obese body types.

CBS Houston–11/04/2011

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Sleeping Can Help You Lose Weight

Sleep deprivation can cause hormone imbalance, appetite increase and, thus, weight gain.

CBS Houston–09/28/2011

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Parents Would Rather Talk To Kids About Sex, Drugs Than Weight

A new survey in WebMD will shock parents and kids equally.

09/19/2011

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Children Can Be Removed For Obesity

Physical abuse or obvious neglect aren’t the only signs of poor parenting. Texas law considers obesity as a form of neglect.

CBS Houston–07/14/2011

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