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 Understand and Prevent Obesity

An estimated 97 million adults in the United States are overweight or obese. In European Union over 50% of both men and women were overweight, and roughly 23% of women and 20% of men were obese, a condition that substantially raises their risk of morbidity from hypertension, dyslipidemia, type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, stroke, gallbladder disease, osteoarthritis, sleep apnea and respiratory problems, and endometrial, breast, prostate, and colon cancers.

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My Obese Pregnancy and Delivery

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Health Risks of Overweight and Obesity

 Morbidity

 Dyslipidemia,

 The Dyslipidemia is manifested by:

 Obesity and Women’s Reproductive Health

Menstrual Function and Fertility

Obesity in premenopausal women is associated with menstrual irregularity and amenorrhea.

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(9) Concepts of Obesity

Coming Together

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Advertising

Over the past decade, political momentum has grown for strong action to tackle childhood obesity and there is an emerging consensus that regulation of food advertising to children is both necessary and achievable.

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Jennifer Lawrence: 'In Hollywood, I'm Obese': 'Hunger Games' Star on Body Image With Elle Magazine

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Psychosocial Aspects of Overweight and Obesity

A number of reviews have been published on the psychosocial aspects of obesity. The specific topics that will be reviewed here include social stigmatization, psychopathology, binge eating, and body image perceptions.

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WTF- Obesity Is Beautiful In African Countries

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Africa, North

There are references to gluttony in several surviving papyri from Ancient Egypt and medical historians who are interested in Egyptology have tried to work out diagnoses for the deaths of the various Pharaohs of the XVIII th dynasty.

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Leon, 5 Years Old and Morbidly Obese

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Overweight/Obesity and Morbidity in Minority Populations

 The data on overweight and obesity in minority populations include men and women across a wide age range and geographic area. Relevant studies increasingly consist of well-designed, population-based surveys and longitudinal studies.

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