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Obesity map reveals more than 35 percent of people in nine US states are dangerously overweight 

Obesity map of the US reveals more than 35% of people in nine states are dangerously overweight Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota and West Virginia all have adult obesity rates of at least 35%  Prevalence ranged from 23% in Colorado to 39.5% in West Virginia, Mississippi Middle-age adults between ages 45… Read More »

High schoolers who don’t date are less depressed than their counterparts who do, study says

But a recent study published in the Journal of School Health reveals that adolescents who choose not to date fare as well as, or better than, their coupled counterparts in social and leadership skills. They’re also less depressed. “We know that romantic relationships are very common among adolescents — in fact, a majority have been… Read More »

Breast cancer: Menopausal hormone therapy risks ‘bigger than thought’

The increased risk of breast cancer from menopausal hormone therapy lasts more than a decade after treatment stops, a major report suggests. The researchers at the University of Oxford say the results mean the risk of breast cancer is double what women are currently being told. They estimate a million cases of breast cancer may… Read More »