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Puerto Rico Considers Fining Parents Of Obese Kids

Lawmakers in Puerto Rico are considering a bill that would fine parents of obese children. Parents could face fines of $ 500 to $ 800 if a child does not lose weight within a specified period. In a statement released Monday, Gilberto Rodriguez, a local senator who sponsored the bill, says it aims to improve children’s well being and help ...

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At 380 Pounds, ‘My Big Fat Fabulous Life’ Whitney Thore Battles PCOS And Obesity Bullying: ‘No Shame’ [Video]

Weighing 380 pounds, Whitney Thore feels that she truly loves her Big Fat Fabulous Life. But it’s not all wonderful, as she reveals on her reality TV show, which just got renewed for a second season on TLC. In addition to battling PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome), Whitney is coping with fallout from the show that ranges from hate mail to ...

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Studies Prove Smoking Is Even More Deadly Than We Realized

Smoking is a deadly habit. There are warnings on cigarette boxes and schools try to make sure children know the risks. The U.S. surgeon general has spoken out against smoking, claiming that roughly 480,000 American die each year as a result. It seems the death count might be off — by almost a full 100,000. The American Cancer Society and ...

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Measles Outbreak: Vaccine Debate Triggers Death Threats Among Parents

As the measles outbreak continues to spread across the U.S. – infecting 155 people across 16 states so far – it’s also starting vicious fights among parents. CBS News recently reported on a site called Mommy2Mommy, an LA-based support group of over 17,000 mothers. The online group made the news not for its helpful advice for raising kids, but for ...

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Free Porn Video Websites Linked To Brain Issues, Erectile Dysfunction In Science Studies

Doing a free porn video search? Might want to think again since science is now telling us this particular activity may actually harm your brain and cause erectile dysfunction. In a related report by the Inquisitr, John Gray, author of the 1992 book Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus, has managed to save many marriages over the years, ...

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Low Birth Weight Babies More Than Three Times As Likely To Have These Devastating Problems

Unfortunately, researchers have discovered that premature and low birth-weight infants are at risk for even more lifelong problems than previously known. It has already been well established that they may suffer from developmental delays, lung problems, cerebrovascular bleeds, and retinal detachments. But more potential problems have emerged that may cause the stress of dealing with these other issues much harder. ...

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It Might Be National Pizza Day, But Kids Eat Too Much Pizza As It Is

Today (February 9) is National Pizza Day in the United States. This is the perfect day to visit your favorite pizza place and pick up a few cheesy slices, as if you already needed an excuse. In honor of National Pizza Day, several restaurants are offering special promo codes to get you cheaper pizzas, according to the International Business Times. ...

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A Psychiatric Link Between Preemies And Mental Disorders?

A new study from McMaster University in Ontario has found what appears to be a psychiatric link between premature births and mental disorders such as anxiety, depression, and ADHD. Preemies more likely to develop anxiety, depression, ADHD http://t.co/yB4a8HK6Fy #GoogleAlerts My Blog & eBooks – http://t.co/euT79oh5FE — Michael G. Gingerich (@addboymike) February 10, 2015 According to NewsMax the published study stated ...

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Diabetes In The Womb: Tobacco Smoke Can Significantly Escalate Risk Of Developing Diabetes In Adulthood

Tobacco smoke can escalate risk of developing diabetes for babies in the womb, indicates a recently published study. According to a study from the University of California, Davis and the Berkeley nonprofit Public Health Institute, children exposed to tobacco smoke from their parents while in the womb, are significantly more vulnerable to developing diabetes as adults. Published February 9 in ...

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Are Energy Drinks Harming Your Children? Study Links ADHD To Sweetened Energy Drinks

Energy drinks and their long-term health effects on children have always been a center of debate and discussion in the United States. While proponents of the theory argue that the ill effects energy drinks cause in children are too meager to be deemed a threat, an equally large number of people hold a completely polar view. According to them, there ...

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