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As the American obesity epidemic grows a new study shows who will likely be part of it

As the American obesity epidemic grows a new study shows who will likely be part of it

Newly published research from BYU exercise science researchers reveals critical, rare data detailing the severity of the obesity epidemic in the United States. The new BYU study finds that 51% of American adults gained 5% or more body weight over a 10-year period. the article, published in the Journal of Obesity, looked at the long-term …

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Omaha doctor pioneered the use of technology in clinical work |  Local News

Omaha doctor pioneered the use of technology in clinical work | Local News

dr. Byron Oberst began his career during one of the darkest periods for pediatric medicine in recent history: the polio epidemic. The Omaha native had just completed his studies and military service when he returned to the city in 1951 to start his own practice. There, he was greeted with horrific scenes of gravely ill …

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