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Obesity linked to reduced IVF success

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Obesity linked to reduced IVF success

Obese women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) are significantly more likely to contain structural chromosomal abnormalities in their eggs than those belonging to women with a healthy weight. Being obese is known to affect IVF conception, pregnancy, and birth. The results from a recent study published in the journal Human Reproduction could explain why these…

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Weight and Age Discrimination at Work Are On the Rise

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Weight and Age Discrimination at Work Are On the Rise

America’s obsession with youth and beauty may be more than skin-deep. With obesity rates rising and workers waiting longer to retire, more and more Americans are experiencing weight- and age-based discrimination at work.  Whether they’re interviewing or Botox dermatologist Westchester meeting customers or negotiating salaries, Americans are reporting that certain aspects of their appearance are…

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