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Al Jazeera YouTube channel airs satirical video about US

...video posted on an Al Jazeera YouTube channel over the Fourth of July weekend mocks Americans for dubious "achievements" in obesity, pornography production and gun ownership.The satirical item, under two minutes long, was produced out of San Francisco...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-07-06/al-jazeera-youtube-channel-airs
The sad rate of mothers dying in childbirth

...predominant racial/ethnic group among the cases reviewed* Obesity was a compounding factor in many casesThe mortality report...legislation to create the state review panel, said Thursday that the obesity factor "surprised me the most ? how much influence it has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-13/sad-rate-mothers-dying-child
Authorities raid Subway spokesman Jared Fogle's home

...investigation" of a former employee of the Jared Foundation, an organization founded by Fogle to raise awareness about childhood obesity. Subway did not immediately say whether that employee was former foundation executive director Russell Taylor.Federal prosecutors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-07/authorities-raid-subway-spok
Ariana Grande apologizes for saying 'I hate America'

...consume things without giving any thought to the consequences.""The fact that the United States has one of the highest child obesity rates in the world frustrates me. We need to do more to educate ourselves and our children about the dangers of overeating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/entertainment/2015-07-08/ariana-grande-ap
Farmworkers get screenings from GRU medical students at their workplace

...researchers at GRU a chance to look at the results over time and discover a couple of trends.One is a surprisingly high level of obesity among the farmworkers, a high percentage of whom are Latinos, with the accompanying health problems of high blood pressure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-07-17/farmworkers-get-screenings-g
Veggie market helps Harrisburg residents eat healthy

...identified through the Harrisburg Family Healthcare clinic and all have some sort of diet-related ailment such as diabetes or obesity, Burke said.The women receive a weekly allowance of $1 per day for every family member in their home that they can use...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-30/veggie-market-helps-harrisbur
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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Obesity rate rises across Southeast

...remains among the highest for not only obesity but diabetes and hypertension.Although no state decreased in obesity rates, only 16 increased, compared...released the study F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America's Future 2011 on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2011-07-07/obesity-rate-rises-across-so
Study: obesity a growing problem among the affluent

WASHINGTON - Obesity has long been a problem mostly of the...are catching up fast. The prevalence of obesity is growing three times faster among Americans...better fruit. But even as the nation's obesity rates have ballooned since the 1970s...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/03/liv_452011.shtml
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