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Medicare open enrollment brings change

Oct 15, 2014
Medicare's annual open enrollment period starts today. What has changed?
Posted In: Medicare, baby boomers, obesity

FDA approves new weight-loss drug

Sep 11, 2014
It's made up of a combination of drugs used to treat depression and addiction.
Posted In: obesity, FDA

The science of food and sound

Apr 2, 2014
Why businesses are interested in 'neurogastronomy'
Posted In: obesity, Food

As fast food makes inroads, India's obesity rate rockets

Mar 31, 2014
For many better-off young Indians, Western-style fast food is considered cool. And as they down burgers and sugary sodas, obesity is spreading.
Posted In: obesity

Diabetes' new frontier: China

Mar 24, 2014
Hundreds of millions of Chinese have moved to the city, leaving behind farmer’s diets.
Posted In: China, diabetes, obesity

U.S. may be turning corner in the fight against obesity

Feb 26, 2014
The decrease in youth obesity rates could slow healthcare costs.
Posted In: Health, care, healthcare, youth, obesity

PODCAST: The stock market, five years on

Feb 26, 2014
If you held onto your stocks at the bottom, things might not be so bad.
Posted In: Wall Street, obesity

The First Lady economy

Nov 12, 2013
Michelle Obama has a new pet project: Getting kids into college. But will her involvement help or hurt the initiative?
Posted In: Michelle Obama, childhood, obesity

Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent on water, obesity

Sep 27, 2013
Muhtar Kent, CEO of Coca-Cola, sits down with Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio to discuss water, obesity and unemployment.
Posted In: Coca-cola, soda, beverage, obesity

Weight-loss drug Qsymia pushing for more sales

Jul 15, 2013
One of the Vivus' latest tactics is to market its drug straight to consumers. Starting this fall, you'll see Qsymia ads in magazines and on television. But it may still be too expensive for some.
Posted In: pharmaceuticals, obesity, health care

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