CDC: 40 Percent Of U.S. Cancer Cases Linked To Being OverweightAccording to the CDC, at least 13 different types of cancer have been linked to being overweight or obese.
More Than Half Of Americans Have Battled Obesity, Study SaysThe study found that 50.8 percent of men and 51.6 percent of women in the U.S. had battled obesity.
Obese Toddlers Show Signs Of Heart Failure At Age One, Study FindsA new study says that overweight toddlers can begin showing signs of heart failure as early as their first birthday.
Loneliness, Social Isolation A Bigger Health Issue Than Obesity, Study SaysResearchers say people with a greater social connection cut their risk of premature death in half.
Getting Less Than 7 Hours Of Sleep May Lead To Obesity, Study FindsPeople who consistently get less than seven hours of sleep per night are more likely to be obese, a new study finds.
Boulder's Sugary Drink Tax Now In EffectA new sugary tax is now in effect in Boulder.
Kids Biased Against Overweight Peers, Study FindsAccording to a new study, children are implicitly biased towards overweight peers.
Are You A 'Hipster?' Better Measure That Waistline As If Your Life Depends On ItThat spare tire around your waist may be deadlier than you think. It's time to measure your hip-to-waist ratio.
Getting Rid Of The Spare TireIt's not an official disease, but it can certainly lead to poor health: middle age spread. And it doesn't always come in middle age. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida has some tips from a new study that shows building muscle equals a slimmer pair of pants.
Number Of 'Sweet People' Doubles -- And Why That's BadExperts call it an epidemic. New research shows the number of Americans with diabetes. or "sweet blood," has doubled since 1988. And as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, odds are you know someone with diabetes -- or have it yourself.
STOP! Before You Pop Open That Diet Soda...Here's a heads-up if you are a diet soda drinker. A new report shows diet drinks, including artificially sweetened soda, are far from the magic elixirs for your waistline that you've been led to believe. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains the link between diet drinks to obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes.
Colorado Launching Statewide Health ChallengeColorado has one of the nation's lowest obesity rates, but more than half its residents are overweight or obese.

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