Obesity

Smoking and obesity results in markedly higher health-care costs

A new study finds that smokers and the obese ring up substantially higher annual health care costs than their nonsmoking, […]

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By R Kennedy | Addiction . Food . News . Obesity
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Weight Loss Can Be Contagious

According to a study in the journal Obesity, researchers found that obesity can be socially contagious, and that social networks […]

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Brain Changes in Obesity

Finnish researchers have found new evidence for the role of the brain in obesity. The central nervous system is actively […]

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By R Kennedy | Imaging . MRI . Neuroscience . Obesity . PET . Radiology
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