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Stigma often adds to burden of obesity

Obese people are already at risk for a range of health issues, but their problems can be made worse if they feel they are being discriminated against because of their weight, researchers say.

Small dietary changes can make a big difference

Are you one of the millions of middle-aged Americans who resolved to improve your health this year, through diet, exercise or other lifestyle changes? If so, you know that it's not easy to change old habits - especially the salty, sugary and fatty ones that taste so good.