Researchers found many pediatric patients had hearts that look like those of middle aged patients. But after weight loss surgery, that changed.
While childhood obesity continues to be an epidemic in the U.S., for the first time in years, the obesity rate for low income preschoolers is showing signs of improvement.
The American Medical Association, the nation’s largest organization of doctors, now considers obesity a disease.
This week, the American Medical Association declared obesity a disease.
More than a third of Baltimore’s neighborhoods don’t have grocery stores. It’s a problem that’s contributed to the city’s high obesity rate.
Doctors say it’s never too late to lose weight, but a new Johns Hopkins study shows the sooner you peel the pounds, the better for your heart.
Cold weather can be the perfect excuse for kids to stay indoors and busy themselves with sedentary activities like television and video games. Enough of the excuses! It’s time to get our kids moving. Here are some easy tips for keeping children active during the colder months.
A new Gallup Poll revealed that just more than 36 percent of Americans are overweight.
Sugary drinks have been under fire for the part they play in the fattening of America. Coca-Cola is now weighing in, saying it wants to be part of the solution to the obesity epidemic.
Limiting children’s salt intake could be one way to reduce childhood obesity.
One in three kids in America is overweight or obese. Having stressed-out parents may be contributing to these rates.
A new study by the Cochrane Library finds that physicals won’t benefit a patients’ health or reduce their risk for chronic disease or dying.