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.
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.