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Obesity and Your Heart

By NWHN Staff | Feb 8, 2017 | Comments Off on Obesity and Your Heart

February is Heart Health Month! Did you know that heart disease is the number one killer of women?

Rx for Change: Forget Fat!

By Charlea T. Massion, MD, and Adriane Fugh-Berman, MD | May 1, 2013 | Comments Off on Rx for Change: Forget Fat!

We constantly hear that obesity is a killer and that the obesity epidemic will surely sink our health care system — but are a few extra pounds really bad for your health? A recent study suggests that being a little overweight may actually reduce your chance of dying.  Hear us out, though, before scarfing some cookies in celebration!