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Obesity risks causing a generational black hole

2017.06.26

Obesity is killing an entire generation. In the UK, in fact, almost three million young people between the ages 16 - 24 risk dying before their parents due to pathologies related to their being ...

The unconscious prejudice towards overweight classmates

2017.06.26

Children as young as nine have an unconscious prejudice towards their overweight classmates. Duke University researchers found that children can have a bias against fatter children, using their weight to determine if they are ...

A boom in male plastic surgery between Millennial men

2017.06.23

Cosmetic surgery for men has skyrocketed 325 percent since 1997. Data were released in a new report by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. The study found that among men who ...

The truth about the Blue Whale phenomenon in Italy

2017.06.22

Only 5% of the 170 reports received by the Italian Police in relation to the “Blue Whale Challenge”, concern alleged crimes. Such as instigation of suicide or procured alarm. This is what the Italian ...

Teens have the same activity levels as someone who is 60

2017.06.16

Teenagers have the same level of activity as an elderly person. Researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found 'alarmingly low' rates of movement in older teens and declared that physical ...