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Study: Women Entering Pregnancy In Poor Health Less Likely To Breastfeed

More women in the United States are choosing to breastfeed their kids. But new research from the University of Minnesota is shedding some light on the overall health of pregnant women.

08/18/2014

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New Statistics Show Gestational Diabetes Cases Increasing

Doctors are now finding that gestational diabetes is more common than they thought.

06/25/2014

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Study Finds Obesity Can Have Negative Effect On Young Breast Cancer Patients

A new study says obesity can have a negative effect on young breast cancer patients.

05/16/2014

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New Group Combats Childhood Obesity By Taking On Drinks

Childhood obesity is a huge problem in Maryland. Now health advocates are teaming up with state lawmakers to push for change. The new coalition was announced in Annapolis Wednesday.

02/26/2014

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New Study Finds Obesity Risk Can Be Determined As Early As Age 5

The fight to stop obesity in school age children is getting even younger. A new study has some shocking numbers when it comes to predicting which children will end up being obese.

01/31/2014

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B’More Fit: Jennifer Hudson Joins Mayor In Fight Against Obesity

City leaders and a celebrity join together to fight obesity in Baltimore. Jennifer Hudson was in Charm City to get the word out about B’More Fit!

01/21/2014

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Study: Obesity Surgery In Younger Patients Could Reverse Cardiac Problems

Researchers found many pediatric patients had hearts that look like those of middle aged patients. But after weight loss surgery, that changed.

09/18/2013

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Showing Improvement: Obesity Rate For Low-Income Preschoolers Dropping

While childhood obesity continues to be an epidemic in the U.S., for the first time in years, the obesity rate for low income preschoolers is showing signs of improvement.

08/09/2013

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Obesity Officially Classified As A Disease

The American Medical Association, the nation’s largest organization of doctors, now considers obesity a disease.

06/24/2013

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AMA Declares Obesity A Disease

This week, the American Medical Association declared obesity a disease.

06/21/2013

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Grocery Store First In City To Offer Dietician To Customers

More than a third of Baltimore’s neighborhoods don’t have grocery stores. It’s a problem that’s contributed to the city’s high obesity rate.

06/13/2013

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New Hopkins Study Shows Tackling Obesity In Youth More Effective For Heart

Doctors say it’s never too late to lose weight, but a new Johns Hopkins study shows the sooner you peel the pounds, the better for your heart.

03/05/2013

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