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Study Shows Overweight Pregnant Women Can Safely Lose Weight

OPB | Sept. 04, 2014

THURSDAY: We'll talk to the lead researcher of a Kaiser Permanente study that encouraged women who were obese to maintain their weight during their entire pregnancy.

Preventing Obesity Among Athletes

OPB | July 29, 2013

We speak to OSU Nutrition Professor Melinda Manore about her research into the suprising rate of obesity among athletes.

Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes

OPB | May 22, 2012

We'll explore the rise and impact of obesity-related diabetes following a new study showing  the number of teens with type-2 diabetes is up.

Pregnancy Pounds

OPB | Oct. 22, 2009

How much is too much weight to gain if you're pregnant? A new study aims to keep obese women from gaining any weight at all.

School I.D.

OPB | June 22, 2009

What does "multi-ethnic" mean to Oregon students who describe themselves that way?

Closer to Cuts

OPB | May 19, 2009

How will budget cuts to state agencies affect you?

Healthy Choices

OPB | April 10, 2009

Is personal volition or governmental regulation the most effective path to a healthy public?

Weighty Issue

OPB | Nov. 19, 2008

Who is ultimately responsible for curbing childhood obesity?

As We Are: Obese People

OPB | Aug. 07, 2008

What does it feel like to live inside an obese body?