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Even after they shed their excess pounds, formerly obese women still have to contend with “anti-fat prejudice,” according to a new study, reports Health Day. Researchers asked young women and men to read about women who had either lost 70 pounds of excess weight or had stayed the same weight (weight-stable), and who were either […]

Richmond’s WTVR.com delivered some heavy news Tuesday. According to Newsweek’s TheDailyBeast.com, with 29.4 percent of the population weighing-in as obese, we place as second fattest city in the country. “I can’t believe that,” said Richmonder Alex Ortega. Richmond is in second place behind only Memphis, Tennessee. “Maybe it’s because of all our good restaurants and […]

Singer and “American Idol” winner Ruben Studdard is reportedly on health watch. Nicknamed the “Velvet Teddy Bear” because of his husky frame, Studdard has tipped the scale at nearly 400 pounds in recent months. Now, experts say if he doesn’t put himself on a diet, at 33-years-old, Studdard may not live to see the next […]

A study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology found that people who smoke marijuana are less likely to be obese than non-smokers. Stoners may spend a lot of time on the couch and craving White Castle, but they apparently don’t let their bodies go to pot. People who smoke marijuana regularly are less likely […]

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Via:  HelloBeautiful.com // And only gets probation! This story is too crazy to make up! Mia Landingham plead guilty to involuntary manslaughter. Last summer, she sat on boyfriend Mikal Middleton-Bey, with whom she shared 3 children with, as he was face first on the couch. Investigators say Middelton-Bey was 5′10″ tall and weighed 126 pounds while […]