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Severe Obesity Might Reduce Lifespan Up To 14 Years

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July 8, 2014
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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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Newsy (Aug. 17, 2013) — A new report shows obesity rates remained steady in every state but Arkansas last year. However, obesity rates remain high nationwide.
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Sex, Veggies Little to Do With Weight Loss

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AP (Jan. 30, 2013) — Think having sex or going to gym class drives weight loss, or that breastfeeding protects a child from obesity? In fact, these are among seven popular obesity myths.
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Radio Waves Knock out Knee Pain

Radio Waves Knock out Knee Pain

Ivanhoe (Aug. 27, 2014) — Doctors have used radio frequency ablation or RFA to reduce neck and back pain for years. But now, that same technique is providing longer-term relief for patients with severe knee pain. Video provided by Ivanhoe
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Fast Track: Treatments for Alzheimer's, Post-Surgical Pain, and Oral Mucositis

Fast Track: Treatments for Alzheimer's, Post-Surgical Pain, and Oral Mucositis

Ivanhoe (Sep. 10, 2013) — Researchers are on the fast track to develop a treatment designed to reduce neuro-psychiatric symptoms, or NPS, in patients with moderate to severe Alzheimer's disease. Researchers are also getting the green light to develop a treatment that could prevent post-surgical chronic pain. Another potential breakthrough in the fast lane: a treatment for oral mucositis.
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