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Just days after singer Lizzo shut down Twitter due to the relentless beat downs and body-shaming from users, Jillian Michaels of “The Biggest Loser” fame apparently added to the drama after blasting the singer.  Appearing on Buzzfeed News’ live Twitter feed, the 45-year-old celebrity trainer wondered aloud why people are “glamorizing” Lizzo’s obesity. “You cannot…

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Dr. Michelle Meeksis a family medicine physician and is a Fellow of The American Academy of Family Practice. After 20 years in practice, Meeks remains passionate about her commitment to quality patient care. As we gear up for a new decade, rolling out spoke with Dr. Meeks about our health challenges and ways for us…

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Nearly one-half of the American population will be obese by 2030, according to a 2012 study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. The researchers estimate that this will result in an additional $66 billion in health care expenditures, 7.8 million new cases of diabetes, 6.8 million new cases of stroke and heart disease,…

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The Center Helping Obesity in Children End Successfully (CHOICES)  is a non-profit located in Atlanta. The group is focused on fighting childhood obesity in Georgia. Rolling out was at the 2017 Fulton-Dekalb Health Hospital Authority  Health Summit and spoke with CHOICES members.      

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The second annual Healthy Awards dinner was held on Oct. 3, 2017, at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta. Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle was the featured speaker for the event. The awards program honors individuals, nonprofits and organizations across the state in their efforts to make a healthier Georgia. According to Dr. J.…

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Across America and even globally, a cool soda is a treat on a hot day or a frequent treat. For the past several decades, however, there has been increasing concern that frequent consumption of soda products may be linked to serious health problems. These health issues include obesity, diabetes, heart disease and aggravation of metabolic conditions.…

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Before the year was out, Weight Watchers released trailer teasers showing television mogul Oprah Winfrey explaining why 2016 was the year for her to finally tackle the problem behind her weight issues and live her healthiest life. One of the most recognizable faces in pop culture, Winfrey has been candid about her struggles with weight loss…

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The struggle with weight and morbid obesity strikes many people. But one Florida woman who was deemed the fattest woman in the world at 1,000 pounds has changed her life. Catrina Raiford, 38, was so obese that she was confined to her bed for five years as family members brought her food, washed her and emptied…

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Dr. Maya Rockeymoore is a respected policy analyst, researcher and advocate with expertise in an array of public policy issues, who leads Global Policy Solutions, a Washington, DC-based policy firm that makes policy work for people and their environments. Earlier this year, Rockeymoore wrote an introspective editorial feature for HuffPost titled, “Why I Won’t Listen to Beyonce,”…

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