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Israel Medical Association declares obesity a disease

Israel Medical Association declares obesity a disease

Approximately 4,000 die each year in Israel from obesity; a quarter of adult population suffers from disease not due to behavioral weakness.Mordechai Sones, 5/16/2018, 2:21 PM
London bagel shop fights plan to replace it with obesity clinic

London bagel shop fights plan to replace it with obesity clinic

Jewish shop vows not to move after landlord plans to turn building into anti-obesity clinic.JTA, 3/24/2018, 10:09 PM
Colorectal cancer risk may be related to weight in adolescence

Colorectal cancer risk may be related to weight in adolescence

Huge cohort study finds overweight, obese teens have 50% higher risk of colorectal cancers down the line.Chana Roberts, 7/28/2017, 11:15 AM
Israeli scientists discover why diets fail - and a solution

Israeli scientists discover why diets fail - and a solution

Weizmann Institute researchers investigated the phenomenon of post-diet weight gain, the"yo-yo effect" and discovered a possible cure.Yoel Domb, 11/24/2016, 6:30 PM
70% of soldiers gain weight during their service

70% of soldiers gain weight during their service

Knesset Health Committee gathers forces from across country to fight obesity and diabetes as problem affects 15% of populace.Ido Ben Porat, 1/12/2016, 1:18 PM
Heaviest Man Alive Airlifted to Hospital

Heaviest Man Alive Airlifted to Hospital

Saudi Arabia's King intervenes to help transfer a 1,345 pound young man from his bed to a medical center in the country's capital.Kochava Rozenbaum , 8/20/2013, 7:45 PM
New Study: Extra Pounds May Help You Live Longer

New Study: Extra Pounds May Help You Live Longer

A new analysis of nearly three million adults showed that people who are overweight or slightly obese may live longer. , 1/2/2013, 8:17 PM
Americans Are Fat, Says Gallup ‘Well-Being Index’

Americans Are Fat, Says Gallup ‘Well-Being Index’

Call it overweight or call it obese, but in old-fashioned English, American are fat – in all 50 states, says Gallup’s “well-being index.”Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/20/2012, 8:27 PM
NYC to Ban Jumbo Sugary Drinks, Combat Obesity

NYC to Ban Jumbo Sugary Drinks, Combat Obesity

NYC's Mayor Bloomberg is working on ways to keep things healthy by planning a ban on jumbo sugary drinks in numerous venues.Chana Ya'ar, 5/31/2012, 8:47 AM
Study: Obesity Leads to Depression, Burnout

Study: Obesity Leads to Depression, Burnout

A new study by Israeli scientists finds that obesity can lead to depression and greater burnout at work.Hana Levi Julian, LCSW-R, 2/23/2012, 10:18 PM