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Sick Obese Woman Denied Flights Home, Dies Abroad

Sick Obese Woman Denied Flights Home, Dies Abroad

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The death of a 407-pound woman after being denied boarding on three flights was “preventable,” according to an attorney for the woman’s husband, who plans to pursue legal action against three airlines.Vilma Soltesz, …

Obese California Man Arrested in Alleged Kidnap Attempt

Obese California Man Arrested in Alleged Kidnap Attempt

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A California soccer coach came to the rescue after a 425-pound gangster with more than 60 prior arrests allegedly tried to kidnap one of his young players. Santa Ana police officers arrested Victor Joseph Espinoza, o…

"Extreme Makeover" Participant Loses Nearly Half His Body Weight

"Extreme Makeover" Participant Loses Nearly Half His Body Weight

Photodisc/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — By the time Jarvez Hall reached his 28th birthday this year, he was already dangerously obese.  His weight gain had started years before, spurred by a passion for playing football and encouragement from others.&ld…

Personality Causing Obesity?

Personality Causing Obesity?

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Could your personality be making your fat? Tiffanie Davis Henry, a therapist and co-host of ABC’s The Revolution, appeared on Good Morning America on Wednesday to weigh in on just that topic.  And she sa…

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