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BMI: Is This Scale Broken for Black Women?
Body Mass Index doesn’t take bigger bones into account....


Is a Large Family Hard on Your Heart?
More pregnancies linked to heart disease....


Study: Global Obesity Rates Double Since 1980
LONDON (AP) -- The world is becoming a heavier place, especially in the West. Obesity rates worldwi...


Many Health Woes in Teens Seeking Obesity Surgery
Is weight loss surgery the answer for obese young people?...


Being a Little Overweight Can Add More Years to Your Life
Having a little bit of extra weight isn’t too bad for you, a new study from the Centers for Disease...


Couple's Health Holds Key to Heart Disease Risk
(www.BlackDoctor.org) -- Being with someone else makes you share the things you each like to do. Bu...


Michelle Obama Urges Parents to Check Their Children’s BMI
More than 35 percent of African-American children age 2 to 19 are overweight or obese and 11.4 perc...


Study Says Being a Bit Overweight is Risky
Though obesity is a greater health risk, research suggests there are health dangers in just carryin...


Truths About African-Americans, Diet and the Autism Link
Given the disproportionate obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure rates among Black women, a rec...


Commentary: Why I Am So Sick of the Fat Acceptance Movement
Stop accepting obesity and being overweight as OK, because it isn't....


Obesity Linked to Increased Risk of Stroke
Obesity linked to increased risk of stroke...


Diabetics eye obesity surgery to tame blood sugar
Diabetics eye obesity surgery to tame blood sugar...


American Kids Are Too Fat
Why are so many toddlers – especially Black and Hispanic kids – obese? See what a new study reveals...


Annual Study Says Obesity Rates Still High Among African-Americans
Despite awareness campaigns, Americans keep getting bigger and bigger....


Eating Less Carbs Twice a Week Is Better Than Dieting?
A recent study suggests that the key to dropping the pounds may be cutting back on the carbs a coup...


Exercise Helps Reduce Breast Cancer Risk
(www.BlackDoctor.org) -- Most people exercise to stay healthy or fit into that new dress you just b...


Can Being Overweight Still Be Healthy?
Posted Aug 13, 2008 – Some obese people don't appear to have a higher risk for heart disease, while...


Being Overweight Can Hike Your Cancer Risk
Posted FEb. 21, 2008  – As if you needed another reason to stay on your diet, here's shocking ...


Want to Live Longer? Do This | News | BET.com
Posted Jan 9, 2008 – People with four healthy lifestyle behaviors – not smoking, physical activity,...


Thick vs. Fat: What’s the Difference?
Amber Rose says she’s thick. What do you think?...

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