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Americans fighting fat, but odds stacked against them

by | November 6th, 2012

If you go with the flow in America today, you will end up overweight or obese, as two-thirds of all adults do,” says Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Obesity Increases Pregnancy Risks (Guest Writer)

by | July 25th, 2010

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is warning that obesity during pregnancy increases the risk of several complications, including high blood pressure, a serious condition called preeclampsia and gestational diabetes. The ACOG opinion, published in the September issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology, says obese women also are more likely to miscarry, to need…Read the Rest of Article

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