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Adults With Obesity More Likely to Develop H1N1 Influenza

New research from Hannah Maier

Adults with obesity are more susceptible to influenza A/H1N1pdm—the swine flu virus, according to a new study that did not, however, find a similar association with the seasonal flu. Read more

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Overweight Kids Actually Eat Less Right After Stressful Events

New Research from Rebecca Hasson and Matthew Nagy

People often react to stress by binging on sweets or fattening comfort foods. But overweight adolescents—considered particularly susceptible to stress eating—actually ate less when exposed to a lab stressor, according to a University of Michigan study. Read more