Category Archives: obese

Firms to charge smokers, obese more for healthcare

I’m kind of wondering how you’ll all feel about this. Do you think you should pay the same for your insurance than those around you that are really living unhealthy lifestyles? More and more companies are starting to do this … Continue reading

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Talking about weight with children

Since 1980, the number of overweight kids has tripled. According to WebMD, it is harder for parents to broach the issue of weight with their kids, than even sex or drugs. Is it a difficult issue for your family to … Continue reading

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Georgia’s shocking ads

Parents in Georgia are split about the appropriateness of a set of shocking new ads aimed at raising awareness of Georgia’s rising childhood obesity rates. Do you think these ads will do more harm than good? Watch the clip. Do … Continue reading

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