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Brown bear 747 crowned fattest bear in Alaska

“This year he really packed on the pounds, looking like he was fat enough to hibernate in July and yet continuing to eat until his belly seemed to drag along the ground by late September.”

By REUTERS
07/10/2020

Weight control: Some answers for those ups and downs

The problem with obesity is that as body size increases, longevity decreases.

By BARBARA SCHIPPER-BERGSTEIN
30/09/2020

Venice lowers gondola passenger capacity due to weight gain in tourists

"When [the boat] is fully loaded, the hull sinks and water enters. Advancing with over half a ton of meat on board is dangerous,” Roveratto said.

Is a keto diet the best way to lose weight?

Obesity or overweight is one of the biggest health crises that masses don't seem to care enough about.

23/12/2019
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The fight against fat

A leading US cardiologist and preventive medicine expert finds in joint research with Israelis that bariatric surgery is safe and preferred for the morbidly obese.

Doctors perform surgery [illustrative].

Israeli-American study: Bariatric surgery patients live longer

The researchwas recently published in JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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Sherman the overweight hedgehog trims down

After feasting on cat food, Sherman the hedgehog has made remarkable strides in shedding his extra grams.

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Your scale isn’t giving you the whole picture

“We learned in this trial that moderate, but persistent weight loss may have dramatic beneficial effects on fat deposits related to diabetes and cardiovascular diseases,” Shai explained.

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RX For Readers: Adopting healthy eating habits

Readers get answers to their health-related questions.

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Healthcare costs skyrocket as obesity, diabetes rates climb

As of 2014, the annual healthcare costs associated with obesity were $2 trillion.

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