Posts tagged "obesity"

Does The Fat Acceptance Movement Glamorize An Unhealthy Lifestyle?

What’s the antidote to a culture that tells women, in a multitude of ways, “thin is better?” Marianne Kirby, 31, and Gabrielle Gregg, 22, who were interviewed by ABC News,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 17, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Getting Married Will Make You Obese

Couples that live together are twice as likely to become obese than those that live separately, according to new research. Although cohabitation does result in some health benefits, like decreased…

Annika Harris | June 16, 2009 - 5:40 pm

Food For Thought: New Food Reality Show Wants To Shame Americans

“American Idol” host Ryan Seacrest and British chef Jamie Oliver have announced they’re teaming up for a big challenge. In their upcoming reality show that’s expected to hit the airwaves…

Simcha | May 15, 2009 - 12:30 pm

Does Teen Pregnancy Lead To Obesity?

Teenage mothers are at a greater risk of becoming obese than other women their age who don’t get pregnant, according to a new study by health care provider Kaiser Permanente.

Annika Harris | April 13, 2009 - 5:30 pm

Overweight Women Hit A Glass Ceiling, Overweight Men Get Promoted

A larger waistline may enhance a man’s chance of being promoted in the U.S., whereas overweight women have little prospects of being promoted, according to a study published recently. Researchers…

Annika Harris | April 10, 2009 - 4:30 pm

Quickies!: Natasha Richardson Is Brain Dead, Male Sexuality Explained

Sadly, Natasha Richardson is reportedly going to be taken off life support. [FOXNews]
Christina Ricci and her “All’s Faire In Love” co-star, Owen Benjamin, are engaged. He doesn’t have much…

Annika Harris | March 17, 2009 - 8:00 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Fertility Treatment Discounts And Living In The Anthropologie Catalog

CVS is doing lots of cool things. Not only are they starting to offer higher-end cosmetics, as we told you yesterday, but they’re also giving discounts of about 30 percent…

Catherine Strawn | November 11, 2008 - 1:40 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Porn On TV, Pregnancy, And Dr. Drew

One of Sweden’s state-run TV channels will be airing a trio of porn-tastic documentaries next week: “Inside Deep Throat,” “Ron Jeremy, Porn Star,” and “PopWhore.” A very educational evening, indeed.

Catherine Strawn | September 23, 2008 - 12:00 pm

Obesity Can Cause Fertility Problems

There’s been a dramatic increase in obesity in the U.S. over the past 20 years, and a new study from researchers in Scotland suggests obesity might be inhibiting men’s fertility.

Catherine Strawn | July 9, 2008 - 2:30 pm

Wedding Weight Loss To The Extreme

We often hear about women trying to lose weight before their wedding, but here’s a story about a man doing so, and it’s not just a few extra pounds. Manuel…

Catherine Strawn | June 11, 2008 - 2:00 pm
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