Obesity Raises Death Risk Tied To Sleeping Pills

San Diego, CA  (All News Wire)  Obesity appears to significantly increase the risk of death tied to sleeping pills, nearly doubling the rate of mortality even among those prescribed 18 or fewer pills in a year, researchers reported Friday. “Obesity emerged as a marker of increased vulnerability,” said Robert Langer, M.D., M.P.H., at the annual […]

Adult Obesity Continues to Rise in 16 States

No states saw a decline in adult obesity rates in the past year, and 16 states saw increases according to the new F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America’s Future report. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Trust for America’s Health worked together to collect the data. 12 out of 50 states have more […]

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