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The Dangerous Risks of Child Obesity

Childhood obesity has many dangerous risks to both health and emotional well-being. One surprising impact of the pandemic was an increase in weight gain and weight-related health issues among children. September is Child Obesity Awareness Month. It is important to understand the dire consequences of this growing epidemic that was already a problem before the pandemic. The economic impact of …

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The Facts About Male Obesity and Health

Men and women are about equal when it comes to rates of obesity. However, obesity can take a higher toll on men. To understand men’s health overall, it’s important to understand the facts about male obesity. Men’s Health Month in June hopes to increase awareness of preventable health problems for men. Also, the goal is to encourage early detection and …