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Study: C-Section Babies More Likely To Have Adult Weight Issues

Abby Parkes needed a caesarean section to deliver her son, Lucas. It was a decision she did not take lightly.

02/27/2014

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Study: Childhood Obesity Risk Can Be Detected Earlier

A new study says signs of which children are at risk for childhood obesity can be detected earlier than some may think.

01/29/2014

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Obesity Causing Fatty Liver Disease In Children

Liver disease that can be seen in alcoholics is now being seen in children, but it’s not from alcohol.

09/12/2013

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The Era Of Obesity

Obesity can increase a person’s chances for heart disease, diabetes and premature death.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/26/2013

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Study Shows Calorie Counts Don’t Steer People To Healthier Options

Do calorie counts influence your choice of food?

07/19/2013

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American Medical Association Now Recognizes Obesity As Disease

The nation’s largest medical group has just recognized obesity as a disease.

06/19/2013

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FDA Approves New Obesity Drugs

Could the key to weight loss be in the brain? That’s what drug makers are banking on with the FDA approval of new drugs designed to make you think you’re full.

06/11/2013

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Generational Child Abuse By Pollution

Chris Moore was joined by the Professor and Chair of Environmental Health Sciences at UCLA and former CDC Atlanta employee Richard Joseph Jackson on Sunday.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/14/2013

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Tips For Keeping Your Kids Active From A Pittsburgh Fitness Professional

Yoga instructor Erin Bosniak shares tips on how to keep kids happy, healthy, and full of energy through those challenging winter months and the rest of the year.

02/16/2013

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What Is Making Pennsylvanians Fat?

Pennsylvania is on target to become the fattest state in the nation, if not the world. What is causing the obesity rates to soar, and how can we start to make healthier choices?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/20/2012

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Researchers Find Possible Link Between BPA & Childhood Obesity

Is plastic fattening? There may be a link at least to BPA, short for bisphenol A, a chemical found in plastic bottles, metal can linings and on paper receipts.

09/19/2012

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Mood, Obesity Factors In Daytime Tiredness

Is your sleepiness because you’re not getting sleep? Recent studies say not necessarily. Mood and obesity may be bigger reasons.

06/13/2012

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Sleep Could Be Key To Weight Loss

So, you’ve made your New Year’s resolutions and you’ve been sticking to it: eating right, exercising regularly. But your weight hasn’t budged. What gives? Well, maybe it’s your sleep.

01/18/2012

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Study Ranks Pennsylvania 19th On List Of Most Obese States

According to a new report by the Trust for America’s Health, Pennsylvania is among those states ranked highest in obesity. Out of 50 states and the District of Columbia, Pennsylvania ranks as 19th on the list of the most obese states.

07/08/2011

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Study: Your Car Is Making You Fat

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to the author of a study that says the rising obesity level in the U.S. corresponds to the rise of automobile use.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/01/2011

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