By Lizette Borreli | Wed, 11/27/2013 - 14:28
The amount of food a child eats could depend on whether they are an introvert or an extrovert.
By Lecia Bushak | Thu, 10/10/2013 - 21:38
The fast food chain will be accompanying its Happy Meals with books instead of toys.
By Justin Caba | Tue, 10/01/2013 - 17:01
A mother's excessive weight gain during pregnancy may increase her child's risk of becoming obese, according to a recent study.
By Nsikan Akpan | Mon, 09/09/2013 - 11:52
Obese teens that lose weight are more likely to go undiagnosed and develop more serious medical complications from eating disorders, according to the Mayo Clinic.
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 Nsikan Akpan | Wed, 08/21/2013 - 14:00
The benefits of a mom’s weight loss surgery against obesity don’t translate to her children, according to a study in rats.
By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 08/13/2013 - 21:35
Children in the UK are still more likely to choose soda, chocolates, and sweets over fruits and vegetables, showing health officials that the obesity epidemic may be flatlining, but there's still more work to do.
By John Ericson | Tue, 08/13/2013 - 20:55
For children born to obese mothers, the risk of dying from any cause is 33 percent higher than that of children born to normal-weight mothers, according to a survey of birth and mortality records.
By Samantha Olson | Tue, 08/06/2013 - 16:45
A new CDC study shows the first decline in obesity among low-income preschoolers since 2008.
By Samantha Olson | Tue, 07/16/2013 - 12:24
A recent study shows a 27-percent increase in kids' blood pressure in a short span of years.