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Archive for July 2012

The Cost of Obesity Is Weighing Us Down

July 21, 2012

Originally posted on WREG.com:
[ooyala code=”hxMXBmNTqo4wjsq1tFlxmdSuFTvksYHx”] (Memphis) Recently ranked the “fattest” city in the U.S., Memphis has one of the highest rates of obesity. But the problem is not limited to people’s health. It’s also weighing down on our wallets. Because of all the health complications that come with being obese, doctors’ visits and…

On Blacks and Fat with Dr Ian Smith

July 10, 2012

The latest from TheRoot.com’s continuing series on African Americans and their health. Let us know what you think. What are you doing this summer to live healthier? http://www.theroot.com/views/blacks-and-fat-dr-ian-k-smith?wpisrc=root_lightbox