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The good news is we’re not underfed

Americans are getting richer, older, and fatter. Obesity is at an all-time high in at least nine states, according to a new report by Trust for America’s Health using data from the Centers for Disease Control. For the first time, obesity rates in Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota, and West Virginia… Read More »

Medical News Today: Blocking key protein could treat chronic pain

New research in mice suggests that targeting a particular protein in the spinal cord could form the basis of a new pain relief medication that could relieve chronic pain for thousands of people. Approximately 20% of adults in the U.S. are currently living with chronic pain. About one-fifth of adults in the United States are… Read More »