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.
By Matthew Mientka | Mon, 11/25/2013 - 17:57
With the vast majority of Mexicans overweight or obese, health experts say the government should institute mandatory screenings for every man and woman at age 18.
By John Ericson | Thu, 11/21/2013 - 18:35
Fewer taste cells may make it more difficult for obese people to taste sweet stimuli.
By Justin Caba | Thu, 11/21/2013 - 16:44
New research has uncovered a link between a gene found in both human and mice that controls appetite and the lack of energy related to obesity.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 11/20/2013 - 16:00
Women with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), researchers found, gain weight more rapidly and are more likely to be obese or overweight.
By Chris Weller | Tue, 11/19/2013 - 16:08
Kids today are about 15 percent less fit than their parents were as children, a new study reveals.
By Peter Sergo | Tue, 11/19/2013 - 11:35
Patients who are approved for bariatric surgery may suffer from delayed or denied insurance approval, while those who undergo surgery may experience weight loss that's dependent on their type of coverage.
By Justin Caba | Mon, 11/18/2013 - 12:21
Aldi Rizal, Indonesia's "smoking baby," has dropped his 40-cigarette a day habit in favor of a high calorie addiction: food.
By Lecia Bushak | Sat, 11/16/2013 - 17:45
Canadians in search of cheap weight loss surgeries often turn to Mexican clinics, but some suffer damaging consequences.