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Severe Obesity Might Reduce Lifespan Up To 14 Years

Severe Obesity Might Reduce Lifespan Up To 14 Years

Newsy (July 8, 2014) Researchers evaluated 20 studies and found people with body mass index over 40 were more likely to die early from heart disease, cancer and diabetes. Video provided by Newsy
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Bariatric Surgery for Diabetes

Bariatric Surgery for Diabetes

Ivanhoe (June 30, 2014) The American diabetes association predicts that one in three adults will have diabetes by the year 2050. A new study is showing just how well a popular surgery is working to stop this serious disease. Video provided by Ivanhoe
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Keeping Cool Boosts 'Good' Brown Fat, Could Fight Diabetes

Keeping Cool Boosts 'Good' Brown Fat, Could Fight Diabetes

Newsy (June 23, 2014) A new study says sleeping in cooler temperatures boosts brown fat, a form of fat that's easier to burn and could help control diabetes. Video provided by Newsy
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Dr. Oz Vows More Careful Wording on Weight Loss

Dr. Oz Vows More Careful Wording on Weight Loss

AP (June 17, 2014) Dr. Mehmet Oz testified at a Senate hearing on false and deceptive advertising for weight-loss products. He says he will be more careful moving forward to make sure his words aren't twisted into endorsements for disreputable companies. (June 17) Video provided by AP
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