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A Childx panel discussion addressed multiple aspects of the childhood obesity epidemic and discussed solutions ranging from health interventions to community development.

A Childx panel discussion addressed multiple aspects of the childhood obesity epidemic and discussed solutions ranging from health interventions to community development.

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Immature fat cells grow up if stress hormones rise at night. A new study explains the molecular underpinnings of why people gain weight due to chronic stress, disrupted circadian rhythms and treatment with glucocorticoid drugs.

Immature fat cells grow up if stress hormones rise at night. A new study explains the molecular underpinnings of why people gain weight due to chronic stress, disrupted circadian rhythms and treatment with glucocorticoid drugs.

Scientists argue that using the term "obesity paradox" to describe situations in which obese patients have unexpectedly better health outcomes is actually a disservice to scientific advancement.

Scientists argue that using the term "obesity paradox" to describe situations in which obese patients have unexpectedly better health outcomes is actually a disservice to scientific advancement.

Why aren’t we all drowning in fat? Before talking with Mary Teruel, PhD, this question certainly never occurred to me. (On a personal level, though, …

Encourage people to be healthier, while not shaming them for their weight? Seems pretty un-provocative (and reasonable) to me, but as CommonHealth's Carey Goldberg writes today, …