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Night Eating Syndrome Is a Real Thing
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Night Eating Syndrome Is a Real Thing

Some people wait until night when no one's looking to consume a large portion of their day's calories. These people may have night eating syndrome.

Hidden Drugs And Danger Lurk In Over-The-Counter Supplements, Study Finds
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Hidden Drugs And Danger Lurk In Over-The-Counter Supplements, Study Finds

Over the counter drugs and supplements may contain dangerous toxins or unapproved drug ingredients, so people who take them may be risking serious health problems.

U.S. Child Obesity Levels Not Falling After All
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U.S. Child Obesity Levels Not Falling After All

Despite some promising reports in recent years, it seems the U.S. childhood obesity problem is not turning a corner. New research finds no evidence of any sustained improvements in childhood obesity.

Majority of Children May Face Obesity as Adults
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Majority of Children May Face Obesity as Adults

The majority of children growing up in America today will be obese by age 35, a new computer analysis predicts.

Obesity Linked to 13 Types of Cancer
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Obesity Linked to 13 Types of Cancer

There's a link between obesity and 40 percent of all the cancers diagnosed in the United States, health officials reported Tuesday.

Can You Be Obese and Heart-Healthy?
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Can You Be Obese and Heart-Healthy?

A new study dismantles the "obesity paradox," which claims that being obese doesn't necessarily raise heart risk. The research finds that obesity does raise risk for heart attacks, strokes and high blood pressure.

Those With 'Obesity Genes' May Gain Most From Healthy Eating
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Those With 'Obesity Genes' May Gain Most From Healthy Eating

Though healthy eating is good for everyone, those who have genes that put them at high risk for obesity might benefit the most.

Heavier Women May Need Mammograms More Often
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Heavier Women May Need Mammograms More Often

Women who are overweight or obese may need to be screened for breast cancer more frequently, new Swedish research suggests.

U.S. Pays a Hefty Price for Obesity
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U.S. Pays a Hefty Price for Obesity

A U.S. adult who is "healthy" but obese could eventually cost society tens of thousands of dollars in medical care and lost wages, a new study estimates.

Night Eating Syndrome Is a Real Thing
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Night Eating Syndrome Is a Real Thing

Some people wait until night when no one's looking to consume a large portion of their day's calories. These people may have night eating syndrome.

More U.S. Women Obese Before Pregnancy
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More U.S. Women Obese Before Pregnancy

Prepregnancy weights continue to rise in the United States, with less than half of women at a healthy size before conception, U.S. health officials report.

Nearly 4 in 10 U.S. Adults Now Obese
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Nearly 4 in 10 U.S. Adults Now Obese

Almost forty percent adults in the United States are now obese, continuing an ever-expanding epidemic of obesity that's expected to lead to sicker Americans and higher health care costs.

Long-Lasting Results from Weight-Loss Surgery
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Long-Lasting Results from Weight-Loss Surgery

Obesity surgery can have long-lasting effects on weight and the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure, a new study finds.