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  • Obesity is a significant risk factor for several types of cancer, including cancers of the colon and rectum.

  • Chef John Currence is cooking up a plan to end obesity.

  • "Parents don't always recognize when their children are overweight, so it is important for clinicians to measure BMI, or body mass index, as part of regular health care," said USPSTF Chair David Grossman, M.

  • Every child who comes into contact with a health clinic or hospital in New South Wales will be weighed, under a new plan to tackle childhood obesity NSW Health is asking all frontline health staff to conduct a mandatory growth assessments for young .

  • Earlier this week, an influential group of experts in preventive care affirmed that children age 6 and older should be screened for obesity and referred to intensive treatment when necessary.

  • According to The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America released September 2016, Washington, D.

  • COPENHAGEN, June 23 (Reuters) - Danish drugmaker Novo Nordisk said.

  • Although weight issues plague Americans as gravely as anywhere on the planet, obesity also has become a global woe, increasing sharply over the last three decades in 195 countries and afflicting an estimated 604 million adults and 108 million children .

  • Although Americans lead the world in obesity, other countries are beginning to have their own issues like America is.