By Susan Heavey | Feb 21, 2013 09:37 AM EST
American adults have made a little progress in recent years in cutting back on calories from fast food, but children are still consuming too much fat, U.S. health researchers say.
By Susan Heavey | Jan 09, 2013 05:31 PM EST
Overeating, lack of health insurance access and comparatively high poverty are among the many reasons why Americans are less healthy and die younger than people in other wealthy countries.
By Susan Heavey | Nov 01, 2012 04:07 PM EDT
U.S. school children searching for a healthy snack at school may find that a bag of potato chips is much easier to come by.
By Susan Heavey | Sep 28, 2012 09:39 AM EDT
HIV still hits certain populations harder than others, and rising infection rates among gay black men, for example, remain a major worry among public health experts.
By Susan Heavey | Aug 02, 2012 09:02 AM EDT
New rules requiring free access to prescription birth control for women with health insurance go into effect on Wednesday.
By Susan Heavey | Jul 05, 2012 09:54 AM EDT
At Andrea Giancoli's community nutrition classes, participants bring in cans and bottles of whatever they typically drink every day, from sodas and fruit juices to sweet teas.