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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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Arizona Considers Taxing Smokers, Obese

Arizona is considering a $50 tax on the obese and smokers in attempt to release strain on the cash-strapped Medicaid program.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/04/2011

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Study: Good Night’s Sleep Can Help With Weight Loss

If you’ve tried to get your weight under control, but it’s just not working, try paying more attention to sleep and stress. A study in the “International Journal of Obesity” says these can be predictors of weight loss.

03/29/2011

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Study Examines Link Between Obesity, Ear Infections

Could chronic ear infections – the kind that need ear tubes – play a part in weight gain?

03/25/2011

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