Overweight

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The Dish On Dining Out And Your Diet

Trying to stick to your diet can be tough when dining out. With so many tempting items on the menu, will power is important to sticking with your plan.

09/24/2014

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Florida Ranks 12th In Nation For Obesity

One in every four adults in Florida is obese. That’s according to a new report put together by the Trust for America’s health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation which found that the overall adult obesity rate in the state is 25.2 percent

08/22/2013

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Facebook Usage Tied To Obesity

If you’re like millions of Americans, checking out Facebook may be second nature to you. But, it turns out that using Facebook may be tied to the ever growing battle of the bulge for Americans.

CBS Miami–12/24/2012

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Report: 59 Percent Of Floridians Will Be Obese By 2030

It’s no state secret that Americans have been in a battle with the bulge for several years. But a group campaigning against obesity said Tuesday Americans are losing the battle and things are going to get much worse.

CBS Miami–09/18/2012

(Source: CBS4) Teen writes PortionSize Me to help kids lose weight

Teen Pushing Portion Control To Curb Obesity

Being overweight is tough enough as an adult, but for children it can lead to bullying, low self-esteem and other problems. One 12-year-old decided he was tired of being picked on, upset about his weight and appearance; so he decided to change his life.

CBS4–06/15/2012

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Something Extra: How to Get Fat Fast

If you’re like me, there are few things you enjoy more than a good meal at a restaurant.

CBS4–05/17/2012

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Hialeah Launches Initiative To Combat Childhood Obesity

The Miami-Dade County School Board has joined the City of Hialeah’s fight against childhood obesity.

CBS4–08/11/2011

Overweight Basset Hound

America’s Portly Pet Problem

While walking your pet down the sandy beaches of South Beach may be at the top of every pet owners priorities, a new report said not many are following through and pets are starting to suffer because of it.

CBS4–02/22/2011

Childhood Obesity

Mom’s Work Schedule Linked To Kid’s Obesity

Most mothers would prefer to stay at home with their kids rather than work. Now, researchers have found new evidence that could make the decision to return to work even tougher.

CBS4–02/04/2011

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