By Lizette Borreli | Fri, 11/15/2013 - 12:55
Kids’ resting heart rates are on the rise, averaging two beats per minute more than they were 30 years ago.
By Susan Scutti | Sat, 11/09/2013 - 12:12
Is it legitimate to ask about the success of Chris Christie's lap-band surgery and joke about his weight?
By Peter Sergo | Wed, 10/30/2013 - 19:15
By 2015, Americans are expected to be exposed to some form of media for an average of 15.5 hours per day, which the American Academy of Pediatrics is worried about.
By Sabrina Bachai | Wed, 10/30/2013 - 12:54
One mom attempts to battle obesity by handing out "obesity letters" to children instead of candy this Halloween.
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 John Ericson | Tue, 10/29/2013 - 19:26
Overweight and obese patients with prostate cancer are more likely to die from the disease compared to patients of normal weight.
By Matthew Mientka | Sun, 10/27/2013 - 19:31
A rural Mississippi preacher with only a hundred or so sheep to tend has made a national impact on obesity and health advocacy in the African American community, and now he has sets his sights on health reform.
By Anthony Rivas | Wed, 10/23/2013 - 21:00
Obese patients who underwent weight-loss surgery lost more weight than those who only dieted and exercised, had better outcomes in terms of obesity-related disease, and reported a better overall quality of life.
By Lecia Bushak | Tue, 10/22/2013 - 15:56
A morbidly obese Arizona bartender chose to leave Phoenix to stay away from easy access to fast food.
By Matthew Mientka | Mon, 10/21/2013 - 13:36
Asian Americans are surprisingly susceptible to obesity-related illnesses, even at much lower BMIs.
By Anthony Rivas | Sun, 10/20/2013 - 16:48
A recent study says has found that home schooled children are less likely to be obese compared to traditionally schooled children, leading many to wonder whether improving lunches lead to better health.