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9th September 1978:  Tiddles, the famous fat cat which lived in the public lavatories at Paddington Station, London.  (Photo by Chris Moorhouse/Evening Standard/Getty Images)

Feline Diabetes Is On The Rise— What To Do About Your Fat Cat

It seems that our pets are echoing the concerns of the human population, specifically with the increase in the number of cats being diagnosed with diabetes every year.

01/12/2015

school lunch

Pelosi Trying To Stop GOP Push To Lower Nutritional Standards For School Lunches

House Republicans are pushing to give schools a break from new school meal standards requiring more fruits and vegetables, and less fat, sodium and sugar. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says lowering those standards is “unacceptable.”

12/05/2014

The 'Vessyl' cup offers users nutritional data on whatever is poured into it. (CBS)

Vessyl ‘Smart Cup’ Knows What’s Poured Into It, Helps Users Track Nutrition Data

A San Francisco company has created a cup that knows what’s poured into it.

10/06/2014

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Overweight Kids Learn New Ways Of Nutrition At UCSF Summer Camp

Bay Area kids who have found themselves tipping the scales have been referred to a special six-week summer camp to lose weight.

07/11/2014

A food label that emphasizes fat.

New Look Proposed For Nutrition Labels Will Highlight Calories and Sugar

The number for calories will be getting bigger, and a new category for added sugars will be included on the “Nutrition Facts” labels that appear on most food packages.

02/27/2014

(CBS)

Animal Update: Diabetes In Cats

Diabetes is not a problem that just impacts humans. It’s becoming more common in the domesticated animal world, too.

06/03/2013

Facebook

Facebook Use Linked To Increased Weight, Credit Card Debt New Study Finds

Spending time on Facebook could leave users with an increased waistline, and decreased self-control, according to a new study.

12/17/2012

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Santa Clara County Adopts Country’s Toughest Nutrition Standards

Santa Clara County’s Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to approve the strictest nutrition standards in the country.

02/28/2012

(CBS)

HealthWatch: Ultrasound Technology Offers Alternative To Liposuction

The LipoSonix System is a method of non-invasive waist circumference reduction. It uses special technology called HIFU (High Intensity Focused Ultrasound) to kill fat cells that lie one to two centimeters below the skin’s surface.

02/21/2012

Alameda Harbor Bay Ferry

Heavier Passengers Weigh Down Bay Area Ferries, Tour Boats

The Coast Guard has been boarding ferries, tour boats and other vessels around the Bay Area to make sure they’re in compliance with new federal capacity restrictions which are based on the country’s increasingly heavier population.

01/04/2012

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