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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.


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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?