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Experts Debate The Validity Of ‘Healthy Obesity’ Studies, Claims

Health experts offer their thoughts on the concept of “metabolically healthy obesity,” and discuss whether or not complications arising from excess weight are a matter of “if” or “when.”


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Knee Replacement May Increase Weight

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) –   A new study suggests there may be a connection to knee replacement surgery and gaining weight. Researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University analyzed the medical records of nearly a thousand knee-surgery patients. […]


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People Tend To Gain Weight In The Fall

ATLANTA (WAOK) – The fall season brings more than chilly temperatures. Cleveland Clinic registered dietitian Carolyn Snyder says it’s the time of year when people tend to pack on some extra pounds by eating things like […]