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Lynne Adkins
March 03, 2020 - 4:00 am
The number of Americans who are obese has gone up again. Read more here.
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KYW Staff
November 19, 2019 - 3:42 pm
Prenatal care includes medical exams, dietary advice, exercise tips and plenty of information related to preparing for the birth of the child. But prenatal care can begin even prior to deciding to become pregnant. Read more here.
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February 26, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It’s a question that’s been debated for many years: Does eating breakfast help you lose weight? The most recent studies suggest that eating breakfast does...
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The FAA is investigating Southwest for how it measures baggage weight.
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February 18, 2019 - 4:08 pm
By Paul R. La Monica, CNN Business (CNN) -- The US Federal Aviation Administration is investigating how Southwest Airlines tracks the weight of checked bags on its flights. The FAA began its probe in February 2018, the FAA told CNN Business on Monday. "Since that time, the FAA has directed the...
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December 20, 2018 - 11:56 am
NEW YORK (AP) — You don't need to hang the mistletoe higher but you might want to skip the holiday cookies. A new report released Thursday shows U.S. adults aren't getting any taller but they are still getting fatter. The average U.S. adult is overweight and just a few pounds from obese, thanks to...
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Actress Lena Dunham attends Lincoln Center's American Songbook Gala at Alice Tully Hall in New York, NY, on May 29, 2018.
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July 12, 2018 - 10:06 am
By Lisa Respers France, CNN (CNN) -- Lena Dunham got a lot of attention last year when she appeared in public looking svelte. Now the actress has said she is heavier and happier. The "Girls" star posted a split image of herself Wednesday showing her at 138 pounds in the past and now at 162 pounds...
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