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Obesity has increased 15 percent over the last 30 years in children and adults according to the National Center for Health Statistics. (Photo: Fred Froese/iStock)

Weighty Problems

Obesity Numbers Continue to Gain Dr. Ann Rogers could list 100 reasons why new numbers from the National Center for Health Statistics show that rates of obesity have increased by at least 30 percent in both adults and children the past 15 years. As director of Penn State’s
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While heart transplants are optimal, only 2,500 are done each year on the more than 100,000 people with hear failure annually. (Image: Thinkstock)

Early Action

Treatment Options for Heart Failure Ask any doctor what can be done to maintain a healthy heart and the answer will most likely be eat healthy and exercise regularly. But what happens when someone’s heart is not healthy and does not pump blood properly? A few symptoms may show up
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A recent study by Kings College London researchers did not find a link between meal time and obesity. (Photo: Getty Images)

Meal Time

Study: No Link Between Meal Time, Obesity Researchers at King’s College London have found no significant link between eating the evening meal after 8 p.m, and excess weight in children, according to a paper published this month in the British Journal of Nutrition. Previous
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