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...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
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...Neighborhood Market on Belair Road. That road is dangerous enough already! HARLEM MIDDLE School PE Department: In this day of teen obesity and sedentary lifestyles, why is it that PE classes do nothing? The kids are turned loose outside, they don't suit out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-01/rants-raves
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
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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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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Demand for obesity surgery increasing as population gets fatter

...stapling and other types of surgery to treat obesity is gradually increasing, experts said...International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity. In many countries, there is a shortage...Martin Freid, professor of surgery at the Obesity Treatment Hospital in Prague. "The demand...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/01/liv_417463.shtml
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