By Lizette Borreli | Tue, 12/24/2013 - 14:16
A plus-size Barbie image on a modeling website is stirring up controversy for its offensive portrayal of a curvy woman's body image.
By Lizette Borreli | Mon, 11/25/2013 - 13:03
Kids who sit in front of a TV or computer all day are more likely to gain weight as they age, a new study says.
By Lizette Borreli | Thu, 11/21/2013 - 16:06
Taking frequent breaks from sedentary behavior — watching TV and playing video games — can keep kids healthier and lower their BMI.
By Lizette Borreli | Wed, 10/30/2013 - 12:03
Families who have poor dinner habits are found to have high BMI and weight gain.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 09/03/2013 - 19:17
Schools in 19 states conduct annual weigh-ins, measuring students’ body mass index and then sending reports home to parents. Are these ‘fat letters’ fair to kids?
By Samantha Olson | Thu, 07/11/2013 - 14:41
Researchers have found links to gallstone disease in women with higher BMIs. Unhealthy weight gain could mean surgery and suffering.
By Ashik Siddique | Thu, 06/06/2013 - 23:55
Bad news for people with self-enhancing profile pictures in social media and online dating sites — a new visual image algorithm can detect body mass index (BMI) and weight based only on face photos.
By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 05/14/2013 - 21:14
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.