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October 13, 2011



The Dawn Of Agriculture (And Health Problems)

According to many studies, the rise of agriculture coincided with declines in human height and overall health.

October 10, 2011


man eating french fry

The Obesity Epidemic Is Caused By Overeating, Right?

One study claims that we eat nearly 600 more calories per day than people did in the mid 1970s. But, the obesity epidemic is more complicated...

September 4, 2010



Puberty In 2nd Grade Becoming Ever More Common

Early bloomers have always been around. However, there is a noticeable trend of girls as young as 7-years-old who are already hitting puberty.

June 7, 2010



Put Down The Food! It Is Not A Good Way To Calm A Temper Tantrum!

Have you ever given food or candy to a screaming child to get them to behave?

October 26, 2009



Fighting Fat With Fat

You've heard of fat but have you heard of brown fat? Scientists are learning that the types of fat in your body can help you lose weight.

April 30, 2009


Cluster of stars in space

Overweight Stars

Astronomers have proposed two theories to explain the mysterious origin of blue stragglers.

June 2, 2008


Two conridactory billboards

Too Much on Your Plate

Do you think that restaurants and fast food joints give you the right amount of food? If not, do you believe that they are giving to much or too little?Tune in.

December 5, 2007


Obese Child Timeline

Gov. Spending More Than A Billion Dollars On Nutrition Education

This year the U.S. federal government will spend over one billion dollars teaching kids about healthy eating.

September 17, 2007


Boy's obesity illustration

Calling Obesity What It Is

A report released by a committee of medical experts recommends health institutions and doctors should use the term obese. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

July 3, 2007


Traffic jam on Malaysian highway

The Long Commute to Poor Health

Commuting is tough on cars, but the most troubling thing about commuting is the toll it takes on people's health. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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