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There's what Azziz said, and what he really meant

...might have gotten trampled, so I stayed home.You know, it does seem strange that in a city with high rates of diabetes and obesity that the mayor would want to meet his constituents in a doughnut shop. ANOTHER WEEK, ANOTHER ABOMINATION: When extending...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-01-17/theres-what-azz
Rants & Raves

...With the character of people they have running GRU, I would drive 100 miles before I would use their facility. TO "COMBAT OBESITY, the FDA is posting new calorie rules on food sellers. Find such an authority in the U.S. Constitution, if you can...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-13/rants-raves
Smaller sodas bring makers bigger profits

...the bigger sizes that helped enrich Coke and Pepsi also backfired, with many now seeing them as a culprit for the nation's obesity rates.In November, voters in Berkeley, California approved a special, per-ounce tax on sugary drinks.Even as Coke...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-13/smaller-sodas-bring-makers
Georgia, South still low in health rankings

...limited availability of dentists.In the past two years, obesity increased from 28 percent of Georgia adults to 30.3 percent...said, "the less likely you're obese.''Nationally, the obesity rate rose from 27.6 percent to 29.4 percent of adults...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-12-13/georgia-south-still-low-heal
Georgia agencies cooperate on obesity campaign

...government's effort to curb childhood obesity.Wednesday, more than 30 agencies...can turn this tide and make childhood obesity a thing that's in decline," said Lt...exercise and who has championed multiple obesity programs.One in three Georgia third-graders...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-03-27/georgia-agencies-coopera
Health care providers trained to communicate more effectively about childhood obesity

When talking about childhood obesity, health care providers aren't getting the message across to...initiative of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta to combat childhood obesity in Georgia."Health care providers are uncomfortable having that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-05-21/health-care-providers-traine
Fight obesity, curb food stamps, SC official says

...public health chief says further restricting what people can buy with food stamps might be a way to cut down on the state's obesity problem. Department of Health and Environmental Control director Catherine Templeton told The Associated Press on Wednesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-02-06/fight-obesity-curb-food-
Ovarian cancer struggles for awareness

...Cancer Aware ness Month, it is also Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, as well as childhood obesity, sickle cell and atrial fibrillation month, among many others.Flanders and Meadows acknowledge that unless you or a family...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-06/ovarian-cancer-struggles-awa
Which obesity surgery is best?

...resolutions to lose weight and turn to obesity surgery, doctors are debating which type...Medical College. He is president of the Obesity Society, the largest group of specialists...studies on surgery's long-term effects. Obesity is a problem worldwide. About 31 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/04/liv_39984.shtml
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Weighty new world: Obesity gains ground as global killer

EDITOR'S NOTE - Obesity is now a global problem, spreading even...every fourth person on Earth is too fat. Obesity is fast becoming one of the world's...weight, according to the International Obesity Task Force. Of those who are overweight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/10/liv_415142.shtml
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