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.
By Amber Moore | Mon, 01/21/2013 - 09:12
A mathematician from the University of Oxford has said that the Body Mass Index, a standard tool to measure obesity rate, is flawed because it doesn't account for the fact that some people are taller and so might be carrying extra natural weight, according to Mail Online.
By Christine Hsu | Fri, 11/09/2012 - 15:45
A British health group says men who can't see their appendage are obese and at risk of losing up to nine years of their life.