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obese

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City texts obese residents to remind them to lose weight

The English town of Stoke-on-Trent decides to text those who are seriously overweight. The intention is to be motivational. But won't it just be annoying?

By Feb. 5, 2014

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Belly lift device could help obese patients breathe easier

Students at Rice University devise a way to literally lift a patient's burden during medical procedures.

By May. 9, 2012

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Researchers create super-obese hydrogen 7 atom

Atom-smashing at its finest produces exotic, short-lived, super-heavy version of hydrogen with six neutrons.

By Jul. 30, 2007

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Stomach stapler for the obese gets $30 million

With TOGa, doctors can staple your stomach without cutting you open.

By Jul. 20, 2007

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New calculator predicts newborn's obesity risk

Simply enter in the parents' BMIs, the mother's professional skill level, whether the mother smoked while pregnant, and the baby's birth weight.

By Nov. 29, 2012

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'Shop to Lose'--grocery shopping for dummies

Evincii launches its second PICKKA app for health and wellness, this one guiding users through grocery shopping to better meet specific health and dietary needs.

By Mar. 30, 2010

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Study: What motivates people to exercise? Money

A new study finds that a group of obese people chose to exercise regularly rather than pay 20 percent more for health insurance, even if they found the program "coercive."

By May. 9, 2013

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Research makes case for home blood pressure monitoring

A lot of people have normal readings at doctors' offices, but elevated blood pressure at work or home. Home blood pressure monitoring can help identify these people, studies show.

By Jan. 31, 2014

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Thermal imaging may help fight obesity

Imaging tech that measures heat levels is being used to measure brown fat, which plays a prominent role in how quickly the body can burn calories as energy.

By Jul. 19, 2012