By Anthony Rivas | May 19, 2013 02:09 PM EDT
People who suffer from asthma are more likely to develop sleep apnea later in life.
By Susan Scutti | May 16, 2013 04:09 PM EDT
Current guidelines for stroke prevention tend to overlook the potential role of depression.
By Lizette Borreli | May 16, 2013 01:48 PM EDT
Get the skinny on how to improve your kid's diet without sacrificing your taste buds.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | May 16, 2013 01:24 PM EDT
In a rare and vulnerable moment on Tuesday, Gov. Christie discussed his struggles with weight prior to undergoing secret weight-loss surgery.
By Ansa Varughese | May 16, 2013 10:04 AM EDT
Researchers have found a mutation of the MMP2 gene in women that contributes to weight gain.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | May 15, 2013 10:37 AM EDT
A new study out of the United Kingdom found that children as young as four years old would reject an overweight friend in favor of a disabled or "normal" one.
By Anthony Rivas | May 14, 2013 09:14 PM EDT
A new study found that women with a higher body mass index (BMI) were less likely to develop endometriosis than those who had a low to normal BMI.
By Evan Winchester | May 14, 2013 02:43 PM EDT
A new Institute of Medicine report found that low dietary sodium may have negative health consequences. Nonetheless, 97 percent of children and adolescents eat too much salt, according to the American Heart Association.
By Christie Rizk | May 13, 2013 06:18 PM EDT
Increasing the number of the Akkermansia muciniphila bacteria in mice can treat metabolic disorders brought on by an unhealthy diet, new research has found.
By Anthony Rivas | May 12, 2013 03:33 PM EDT
Researchers believe that the growth of sleep apnea cases over the past two decades are in line with the growth of obesity.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | May 11, 2013 05:10 PM EDT
Popular teen fashion Abercrombie & Fitch refuses to sell clothes to plus-sized women and teens, saying they don't fit into the company's 'good looking' target demographic.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | May 09, 2013 03:34 PM EDT
A new study finds that in schools with high rates of obesity, obese students are more likely than their non-obese classmates to engage in risky sex.
By Anthony Rivas | May 08, 2013 06:58 PM EDT
When given the choice between paying 20 percent more in health insurance or walking 5,000 steps per day, obese people chose walking, a new study finds.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | May 05, 2013 08:35 AM EDT
NYC's new Citi Bike program is receiving a lot of criticism for its rule prohibiting people over 260 pounds from riding.
By Jonathan Weiss | Apr 30, 2013 04:24 PM EDT
Men who are obese in their young adult years are at significant risk for life threatening diseases that may cut their life short.