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obese

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The real Captain America is obese and bad at math

Think your beloved superhero is as hunky as Chris Evans? The real Cap' is more likely to be overweight and behind in school.

By July 2, 2014

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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 February 5, 2014

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A breath test for... obesity?

A standard breath test that looks for bacterial growth in the gut could spot those with a greater risk of a certain type of obesity.

By March 26, 2013

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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 November 29, 2012

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How Apple wants you to feel inadequate

If you don't have a "verse" and you don't have fitness "goals," you are not a real, modern human being. At least that's what Apple's latest ads are telling you.

By June 8, 2014

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What the Create-A-Sim trailer reveals about The Sims 4

Electronic Arts has released a trailer detailing the Create-A-Sim process for The Sims 4 -- and it has some slick reveals up its sleeve.

By May 15, 2014

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Study links in-utero exposure to magnetic fields to child obesity

Wireless devices and household appliances may impact fetal development, changing endocrine and metabolic systems, according to a large study by Kaiser Permanente.

By July 30, 2012

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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 January 31, 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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Mauna Kea time lapse shows the grandeur of the heavens

Photographer Sean Goebel has created a beautiful time lapse of the skies over Mauna Kea in Hawaii — and its observatories in action.

By October 14, 2013