Sleep Apnea Cases Spike Over Past 20 Years

America’s growing waistline may be feeding an epidemic of sleep apnea, according to a new study.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/10/2013

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Michigan To Launch Anti-Obesity Campaign

The Michigan Department of Community Health plans to lay out a new educational campaign to combat obesity in the nation’s fifth heaviest state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/22/2013


U-M Researchers Identify Brain Mechanism That Causes People To Overeat

A part of the brain usually thought to control movement also may cause people to overeat, say University of Michigan researchers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/22/2012


Overweight Pregnancy Can Have Long-Term Health Consequences For Children

Too much weight before and during pregnancy can have serious health consequences not only for the mother, but for her child’s health for many years, new research shows.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/24/2011


Some OB-GYNs Turn Away Obese Patients

Should doctors be able to turn away patients who are too fat?

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/18/2011