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Childhood Obesity: A family affair

December 1, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO When a child has a weight problem, it can be a sensitive subject for medical professionals to broach with his or her parents. Continue Reading

North Korean lifts 3 times body weight to set Olympic record

July 29, 2012 in West Central Tribune

North Korean Om Yun Chol, all of 5 feet tall, bent down to the 370-pound weight, then confidently executed the clean and jerk for an Olympic record — more impressively, it was three times his body weight Continue Reading

King of the hill

July 15, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Soap Box Derby a fun contest of design, weight and skill
EDGERTON Six years ago, Chad Lubben competed in his first-ever Soap Box Derby down Mill Hill in Edgerton on a toilet attached to a platform on wheels and, though he didn’t win, he sure had fun. Continue Reading

Weight watching: Highway patrol monitoring truck traffic in the west

April 13, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

In response to the increase of truck traffic in the area, the North Dakota Highway Patrol is concentrating weight and commercial motor vehicle monitoring in the west. Continue Reading

When does a big rig get too big?

March 31, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Local, state impact anticipated from Congress debate on truck weight limits.
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Studies: Weight-loss surgery can reverse, possible cure diabetes

March 26, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Doctors say the surgery should be offered sooner to more people with the disease not just as a last resort. Continue Reading

Commercial vehicle, weight patrol meeting is Feb. 21 in Willmar, Minn.

January 31, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s office is hosting an informational session on truck weight enforcement, implement of husbandry and other miscellaneous commercial vehicle laws from 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 21 in the multi-purpose room of the Health and Human Services building. Continue Reading

New Year brings new resolutions, chance for fresh start

January 9, 2012 in West Central Tribune

For better or worse, a new year brings with it a clean slate, a chance to mentally erase bad memories from the last year and focus on improving our lives in the year ahead. Continue Reading

Watching your weight over the holidays? Not much to watch in N.D., Minnesota

December 20, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Don’t start pigging out on the holiday goodies yet, but for one reason or another, North Dakotans and, to some extent, Minnesotans just don’t gain much weight over the holiday season. North Dakota is No. 46, with residents gaining an average of 0.6 pounds each in December. Minnesota is No. 40, with average gains of 0.66 pounds. Continue Reading

Few parents recall doctor saying child overweight

December 5, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON Pediatricians are supposed to track if youngsters are putting on too many pounds but a new study found less than a quarter of parents of overweight children recall the doctor ever saying there was a problem.
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