A City Refurbished for Health


We’ve been following the story of Oklahoma City’s transformation, when Mayor Mike Cornett led the people to undertake what was described as a war on fat.

Oklahoma City and the Combat Paradigm


In Oklahoma City, Mayor Mike Cornett led the people to undertake what was described as a war on fat. Here’s more on the amazing transformation of Oklahoma city.

When a City Goes on a Diet


When Oklahoma City mayor Mick Cornett challenged the citizens in 2012 to collectively lose a million pounds 47,000 people signed up.

“Dieting” for Weight Loss


Some studies suggest that the reducing diet accomplishes neither weight loss nor anything but frustration and feelings of failure.

Another Look at Long-Term Weight Loss


When it comes to maintaining long-term weight loss, people need to know how to use their energy for self-betterment rather than self-destruction, among other things.

More Fat Pharmacy


Childhood Obesity News has been tracing the recent history of weight-loss drugs, of which Vyvanse is an example.

The Fat Pharmacy


Not everybody can afford the delivery of pre-measured meals or the services of a personal trainer, but almost everybody can afford pills.

The Pharmacological Rationale


Claims made about anti-obesity drugs need to be carefully examined as they haven’t been tested for very long on people who need them most.

Obesity Through the Pharmacological Lens


Patients and doctors can become discouraged by the elephant they can’t seem to evict from the room: The fact that weight loss rarely lasts.

The Oliver Effect


The taxpayers can’t afford to pay for all the illness caused by all the obesity, yet the taxpayers keep on getting fat.

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