By Ben Wolford | Tue, 05/27/2014 - 14:57
Obesity, though slowing, is still on the rise in developed countries, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development reported Tuesday. The group urges more policies aimed at stemming the problem.
By Peter Sergo | Fri, 01/03/2014 - 13:20
A study found that almost two-thirds of the world's obese and overweight population reside in poorer countries. Researchers blame a global shift in diet that includes more meat, sugar, and fat.
By Matthew Mientka | Sat, 12/21/2013 - 18:06
Black women lost less weight than white counterparts while on the same diet, according to a new study, which points to metabolic differences.
By Matthew Mientka | Sat, 12/21/2013 - 15:16
Highlighting the importance of "reindeer games" to a child's health, a new study shows that teasing during sporting activity leads to lowered levels of exercise later on.
By Matthew Mientka | Sun, 12/08/2013 - 15:45
Obese children who are excluded from parent-doctor meetings regarding their weight loss could experience the same positive results without the embarrassment.
By Anthony Rivas | Wed, 12/04/2013 - 17:21
Over the past 45 years, moms have become increasingly sedentary, leading to not only their own expanding waistlines but also to their kids'.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Tue, 12/03/2013 - 14:48
'Half-Ton Killer' Mayra Rosales has a new lease on life after being acquitted in her nephew's murder and losing 800 pounds.
By Peter Sergo | Fri, 11/29/2013 - 13:22
Widely read author and pastor, Rick Warren, is now promoting the "The Daniel Plan," which uses faith to convince people to live healthier lives.
By Lizette Borreli | Wed, 11/27/2013 - 13:05
A new way to help people lose weight could include an implanted chip that releases a diet drug to suppress hunger and stabilize blood-fat levels.