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Immune System May Play Role in Obesity
Posted December 25, 2014 By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Dec. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Certain immune system cells may play an important role in weight control, an early study suggests.  ...
Obese People Trying to Shed Pounds Often Go Up and Down
Posted April 7, 2016 FRIDAY, April 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The biggest losers -- those who lose the most weight -- tend to be the ones who win when it comes to keeping weight off, new research suggests.  ...
Average American 15 Pounds Heavier Than 20 Years Ago
Posted August 6, 2016 By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Aug. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- There's no doubt about it: Americans are getting heavier and heavier. But new U.S. estimates may still  ...
Many Pets are Too Plump
Posted May 31, 2014 THURSDAY, May 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Much like their human companions, many of America's pets are overweight. Just over half of dogs in the United States are overweight or obese, and  ...

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