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Interviewee: Jennifer Schultz, gastric bypass surgery patient
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An epidemic of obesity is threatening the nation’s children and it will take a major national initiative to stop it, says a report to Congress released today by the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences.
Body Clocks and Obesity
Is your New Year’s resolution to quit raiding the fridge when you should be sleeping? Research in mice has found that a high fat diet puts their biological clocks out of synch, so they ate at times when they should have been resting. The new finding could lead to new ways to treat obesity.
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National Cancer Institute -information on obesity and cancer
National Institutes of Health -information on obesityShare Post: | Stumble | Share on Facebook | Tweet This |