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The Worldwide Obesity Epidemic: Links to Bisphenol A
Jun25

The Worldwide Obesity Epidemic: Links to Bisphenol A

By The Editors In a previous post, we discussed globesity – the escalating global epidemic of overweight and obesity –  and said that controlling globesity requires a variety of approaches, including the understanding of the association between obesity and exposure to environmental pollutants. There are many widespread environmental pollutants that may be contributing to the development of obesity. One of these pollutants...

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Globesity
May25

Globesity

By The Editors What is “globesity”?  It’s the escalating global epidemic of overweight and obesity – one additional aspect of the great acceleration. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), obesity is “a complex condition, one with serious social and psychological dimensions, that affects virtually all age and socioeconomic groups and threatens to overwhelm both developed and developing countries.” The WHO adds that...

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