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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: Bullying Begins Before Kids Start School

A new study finds that obese boys are more likely to bully and be bullied than their thinner peers before they even start school.

08/26/2014

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Overweight-Only Gym Builds Supportive Atmosphere

Downsize Fitness is an exclusive health club, evocative of the nation’s trendiest gyms. But there’s a strict requirement to join: You must be 50 pounds or more overweight.

01/07/2013

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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

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Brooks Reacts To Kubiak’s Criticism, Loses 11 Pounds

On Tuesday, Gary Kubiak made it clear that he was not happy with third round draft pick Brandon Brooks’ weight. Officially listed at 6-foot-5 and 346 pounds Brooks is the heaviest player on the Texans roster.

06/15/2012

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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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