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Want to know more about Obesity, Exercise and Breaking Sedentary Habits? See recent news and studies to learn more about the issues, and what you can do to reduce your risk.

The stress that kills American workers


Poor health care and job insecurity shorten lives.

As many as 80% of American workers suffer from high levels of stress in their job, according to a survey entitled “Attitudes in the American Workplace”. 

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33 of the most dangerous things science has strongly linked to cancer

Obesity can put you at increased risk of developing types of cancers including breast, colon, rectum, esophagus, kidney, and pancreas.

But there are things you can do to reduce your risk. Prevention includes eating healthy foods and getting enough physical activity, both of which not only help people maintain a healthy weight and reduce their chances of developing some of those cancers, but can also ward off depression and boost your mood, too.

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Obesity Is Now Africa’s Health Care Crisis, Too

When it comes to health issues in Africa, people think of chronic hunger, or infectious diseases such as malaria or HIV/AIDS. But Africa is simultaneously struggling with an increase in noncommunicable diseases, most of them related to OBESITY.

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