Obesity Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
8/21/2001
Exercise Cuts Pancreatic Cancer Risk in Fat People

Obesity tied to disease, but walking can halve danger

8/21/2001
Women Biggest Buyers of Diet Aids

Overall, study says 17.2 million take weight-loss products

8/13/2001
Blame Sire for Kid's Spare Tire

Dad's gene may lead to obese child, says study

8/11/2001
Helping Overweight Kids Shape Up

Fitness-nutrition program cuts weight gain by half

8/3/2001
Fast Food Just Got Faster

McDonald's tests cashless, drive-through service

8/1/2001
Expanding Waistline Hurts Your Heart

More fat means earlier attacks, study says

7/11/2001
FDA Approval of Obesity Belt Faulted

Study and surgeons say Lap-Band not all it's cracked up to be

7/8/2001
A Summer Jump from Fat to Fit

Use school break to improve your kids' eating and fitness habits

6/26/2001
Variety, the Bloat of Life

Eating assorted foods can fuel obesity

6/12/2001
Rough Buffet

Variety may be vice of dieter's life, says study

6/8/2001
Surgically Implanted Obesity Belt Approved

FDA gives nod to adjustable device that helps shed critical weight

6/8/2001
Fat's Not Where It's At

Obesity worse than smoking and drinking

6/8/2001
Waisting Time

Sedentary jobs and shift work lead to obesity

6/7/2001
Obesity Becomes the Heavyweight

It now tops health-risk list, even outranks smoking, survey says

5/25/2001
Girls' Asthma Risk Tied to Weight Gain

Key is in grade school; may be hormonal

5/15/2001
He Ain't Heavy; He's My (Breast-fed) Baby

Mother's milk may prevent obesity

5/15/2001
Food Pyramid Doesn't Shape Up

Government's guidelines could promote obesity, nutritionists say

5/9/2001
Stroke Risk Is Heavy Burden

Fat men are more likely to be hit

5/8/2001
TV or Not TV? Try This One at Home

When channeled to exercise, kids watch less

5/7/2001
Parents Urged To Skimp on Fruit Juice

Pediatricians say kids drink too much