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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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'That's rocket science': See adults try to do fifth-grade math

Grown-ups attempt and fail to remember how to solve math problems from their childhood. Can you find the common denominators?

By September 25, 2014

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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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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 July 19, 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