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Obesity Is Now A Global Epidemic

A new report shows that global rates of obesity continue to climb

Researchers at the University of Washington in Seattle just released a sobering study about levels of obesity worldwide. Reported in the New England Journal of Medicine, the study shows that obesity is now a global epidemic, affecting 12 percent of … Continue reading

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The Confusing Truth About Increasing Cancer Rates

The increased incidence of cancer is not as startling as it seems

There’s no doubt in anyone’s mind that the incidence of cancer is increasing worldwide. According to recent statistics from the National Cancer Institute, men and women in the United States have a lifetime risk of developing some form of cancer … Continue reading

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