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Doctors urged to get serious about obesity treatment - News 10NBC

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Doctors urged to get serious about obesity treatment
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That's because they have new guidelines to follow in the fight against obesity.
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Pet Obesity Facts and Figures (Infographic)

Pet Obesity Facts and Figures (Infographic) | Tackling Obesity | Scoop.it
Obesity in pets has reached epidemic proportions in much the same way that obesity is an increasing problem in the human population of the US.
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The fight against obesity starts in the head, not in the stomach

The fight against obesity starts in the head, not in the stomach | Tackling Obesity | Scoop.it
Rae Earl: The Nice guidance telling GPs to be respectful to the obese is long overdue – fat-jiggling is humiliating and doesn't work (Measured, personal piece from @RaeEarl - The fight against obesity starts in the head, not in the stomach:
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Does This Make Me Look Fat? Obesity is Everywhere

Does This Make Me Look Fat? Obesity is Everywhere | Tackling Obesity | Scoop.it
Obesity through history to modern times. (RT @Smiley_Rose: Does This Make Me Look Fat? Obesity is Everywhere http://t.co/a8JxbL2ihh)
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Obesity grips Australia: research shows 40% of adults are dangerously fat

Obesity grips Australia: research shows 40% of adults are dangerously fat | Tackling Obesity | Scoop.it
'If you are a little overweight at 30, you are likely to be quite overweight by 50,' says health expert

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Steve Kingsley's curator insight, October 16, 2013 9:09 PM

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Childhood obesity

Childhood obesity | Tackling Obesity | Scoop.it
Childhood obesity is a condition where excess body fat negatively affects a child's health or wellbeing. As methods to determine body fat directly are diffic...

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European health ministers pledge to fight obesity - WHO/Europe

In the WHO European Region, over 50% of people are overweight or obese and noncommunicable diseases cause 77% of the disease burden. At the WHO European Ministerial Conference on Nutrition and ...
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Obesity: A Risk Factor for Alzheimer’s

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This post is part of ongoing coverage of Cleveland Clinic’s 2013 Medical Innovation Summit: Finding Balance through Innovation. Obesity, Diabetes & the Me (Alzheimer’s disease has been called “type 3 diabetes” by some experts.
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Is Enough Said in films about the dangers of obesity? - The Guardian (blog)

Is Enough Said in films about the dangers of obesity? - The Guardian (blog) | Tackling Obesity | Scoop.it
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Is Enough Said in films about the dangers of obesity?
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It even causes further obesity, and this effect can't be reversed through dieting.
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Do These Chemicals Make Me Look Fat?

Do These Chemicals Make Me Look Fat? | Tackling Obesity | Scoop.it
Why are Americans – and animals – getting fatter? It isn’t just because of eating more and exercising less. (Obesity epidemic: more eating, less moving. Except, why are lab rats getting fatter?
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The Need for Better Obesity Education–In Medical Schools - TIME (blog)

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The Need for Better Obesity Education–In Medical Schools
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When it comes to the obesity epidemic, it's not just patients, but doctors who need an education.
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Obesity Study $$: Who Cares Where They Come From?

Obesity Study $$: Who Cares Where They Come From? | Tackling Obesity | Scoop.it
When the American Beverage Association poured $10 million into an obesity program at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, charges of conflict-of-interest abounded.
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Exporting a Western Diet: Obesity Goes Global

Exporting a Western Diet: Obesity Goes Global | Tackling Obesity | Scoop.it
This post is part of ongoing coverage of Cleveland Clinic’s 2013 Medical Innovation Summit: Finding Balance through Innovation.
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Literature (Medline)

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Two year pilot program celebrates one year of fighting childhood obesity - WKTV

Two year pilot program celebrates one year of fighting childhood obesity - WKTV | Tackling Obesity | Scoop.it
Two year pilot program celebrates one year of fighting childhood obesity
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The Skinny On Obesity (Documentary)

The Skinny On Obesity (Documentary)

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Overweight 10-month baby caught up in obesity epidemic sparks ...

Overweight 10-month baby caught up in obesity epidemic sparks ... | Tackling Obesity | Scoop.it
A BABY girl aged 10 months has been admitted to hospital after being diagnosed as dangerously overweight.
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Portly President Taft helped usher in modern obesity care, tried Atkins-like diet - Fox News

Portly President Taft helped usher in modern obesity care, tried Atkins-like diet - Fox News | Tackling Obesity | Scoop.it
Washington Post Portly President Taft helped usher in modern obesity care, tried Atkins-like diet Fox News Monday's report offers a rare peek at the history of obesity, through the experiences of one of the first American public figures to struggle...
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Preventing Childhood Obesity: Tips for Parents and Caretakers

Preventing Childhood Obesity: Tips for Parents and Caretakers | Tackling Obesity | Scoop.it
The American Heart Association offers tips for parents and guardians to help prevent childhood obesity.
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Obesity and Diabetes: ‘Public Enemy No. 1′

Obesity and Diabetes: ‘Public Enemy No. 1′ | Tackling Obesity | Scoop.it
This post is part of ongoing coverage of Cleveland Clinic’s 2013 Medical Innovation Summit: Finding Balance through Innovation. Obesity, Diabetes & the Me (Obesity and Diabetes: ‘Public Enemy No.
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Data Snapshot: Obesity Ages You 10 Years - EHR Bloggers (blog)

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Data Snapshot: Obesity Ages You 10 Years
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A couple of months ago, the American Medical Association officially classified obesity as a disease.
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Don't blame obese patients for being fat, doctors told - Telegraph.co.uk

Don't blame obese patients for being fat, doctors told - Telegraph.co.uk | Tackling Obesity | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.uk Don't blame obese patients for being fat, doctors told Telegraph.co.uk The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) warned that the obesity epidemic is placing a "huge strain" on the NHS and recomended that...
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