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New study prompts questions about diabetes and obesity within Black churches

Diabetes and obesity rates could possibly have a correlation with church-going among African Americans a new study suggests. The findings of the Duke University study released last month in the Journal of Religion and Health highlight two main conclusions: Black Americans who are Baptist are more likely to have diabetes than those who are Catholic… Read More »

Finances Affect Women’s Choice of Breast Cancer Treatment: Study

FRIDAY, Aug. 2, 2019 — Cost often influences breast cancer patients’ decisions about surgery, even if they have good incomes and insurance, a new study finds. “Eligible women with early-stage breast cancer often have choices for surgical treatments that are equally effective and result in excellent cancer outcomes,” said lead study author Dr. Rachel Greenup.… Read More »

Over 70% of packaged foods sold in the US are ultra-processed, study finds

Over 70% of packaged foods sold in the US are ultra-processed lab products that are driving the obesity epidemic, study finds Over 160 million Americans or overweight or obese  Pre-packaged foods last longer and are staples of the convenient Western diet, but are often highly-processed and mostly empty calories  Ultra-processed foods are products that are… Read More »