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Excellus Report Details Obesity’s Impact On Health Care Spending [VIDEO]

Two out of three adults in the Utica-Rome/North Country Region are either overweight or obese.

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Star of Controversial Fat-Shaming Video Refuses to Apologize (NSFW VIDEO)

The woman who made a video criticizing fat people is not backing down.

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Professor Sherman Klump played by Eddie Murphy appears on the set of Universal Studio's new film "Nutty Professor 2: The Klumps". (Photo courtesy of 2000 Universal Studios via Online USA)
Professor Sherman Klump played by Eddie Murphy appears on the set of Universal Studio's new film "Nutty Professor 2: The Klumps". (Photo courtesy of 2000 Universal Studios via Online USA)
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Congratulations Utica-Rome-Mohawk Valley, We’re Fat!

The 2015 Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index is out and the Utica-Rome-Mohawk Valley region is one of the top 20 fattest cities in America, according to the survey...

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Fat Kids Think Their Weight Is Normal, Study Finds

NEW YORK (AP) — A new government study says many kids don't have an accurate idea of their own weight, and many of them are obese young people who view themselves as normal.

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Is the Fargo Woman Giving Letters Instead of Halloween Candy Really Just a Big Hoax?

The internet exploded this week with news that a Fargo woman was going to hand out letters instead of candy to kids she deemed as "moderately obese," but is it all just a hoax?

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Fargo Woman to Give Letters in Lieu of Candy to Obese Trick-Or-Treaters

This year, some children in Fargo, North Dakota may get a bigger trick than treat when hitting the streets for trick-or-treating. That's because a woman in the city has decided to take a stand against childhood obesity, which on its face it's a noble effort. However, the method in which she is doing it is turning heads. 

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World Cup Soccer Stadiums To Have Special Section For Obese Fans

Big soccer fans? Bigger seats. When soccer's World Cup heads to Brazil in 2014, the arenas used in hosting the games that determine soccer's world champion will be equipped with specially designed seats designated for obese people and/or people with disabilities...

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DiNapoli Calls Out State Obesity Epidemic

New York State is facing a growing obesity problem that costs nearly $12 billion each year, New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said in a speech Wednesday to the Association of New York State youth bureaus.

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Is Obesity A Growing Problem In The United States?

Marcy, NY (WIBX) - A new study shows that Americans are growing...in all of the wrong directions.

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New York City to Ban Large Soft Drinks – Is Your City Next?

By this time next year, residents of New York City won’t be able to buy an absurdly large and absurdly overpriced cup of soda to go alongside their absurdly large and absurdly overpriced vat of popcorn when they are enjoying a movie.

That’s because New York mayor Mike Bloomberg has proposed a ban — which is widely expected to be ratified by the city’s board of health — that would outlaw the sale of sugary drinks that are over 16 ounces.

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