Obesity ‘Epidemic’ Affects One In 10 Worldwide

WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES:  More than one in 10 people worldwide are now obese and 2.2 billion are believed to be overweight, fueling a global health crisis that claims millions of lives every year, according to a major new international study released on Monday. Obesity numbers have more than doubled in 73 countries and surged elsewhere around the world since the launch in 1980 of the study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Conducted in 195 countries over a 35-year period, the research presented at a conference in Stockholm on…

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Apple Ogling Gadets

Welcome to the latest edition of Gadget Dreams and Nightmares, the column that mines the latest gadget announcements in search of the latest and greatest gizmos… or at least the ones that provoke enough interest to discuss. And what do you know? With another Apple Worldwide Developers Conference keynote in the book, there are plenty of Apple products over which we can cast our beady eye: Apple HomePod, a refreshed iMac Pro, and a new iPad Pro. These are not reviews, in part because some of these items are months…

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