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City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file/credit: CBS 2)

Mixed Reaction To Quinn’s Demand For Nutrition Rules For Restaurant Kids’ Meals

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn opposed Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s ban on 16-ounce sodas, but now, she herself has called for a ban on unhealthy food for children.

07/02/2013

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Study: Sleep May Be Just As Important As Diet, Exercise When It Comes To Fat Cells

Just like your body needs sleep to function, your fat cells need sleep too. Turns out, sleepy fat cells are bad for health, TV 10-55’s Katie McGee reports.

11/06/2012

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Report: Glass, Fat, Starch Found In New York City Air

Brace yourself for this one, but don’t breathe in too deeply. A study of New York’s air finds all sorts of particles from fungus to fat, and even dead skin cells.

10/07/2012

A dog is seen on a treadmill at the Morris Animal Inn - Morristown, NJ - Jan 5, 2011 - Photo: Sean Adams / WCBS 880

Stories From Main Street: Morristown, NJ

You aren’t the only one who needs help with your New Year’s resolution.

01/10/2011

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The Turkey Neck Cure — In Just 10 Minutes?

When Tara Marques used to look at her profile in the mirror, she wasn’t too happy. She thought her jaw line lacked definition, and she knew exactly what to blame: the genes from her dad’s side of the family.

CBS 2–11/18/2010

Garson Goldstein is active again following his hip replacement surgery. (credit: CBS 2)

HealthWatch: Joint Replacement And Obesity

It stands to reason that if your hips or knees are so painful that even walking is difficult, then you won’t burn many calories and will gain weight. But the correlation has been hard to show, until now.

08/17/2010

Childhood obesity (credit: AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian)

New Program Aims to Fight Childhood Obesity

The problem is getting much worse: Nearly half of young people in the United States are overweight or obese.

CBS 2–07/29/2010