Report: Maryland Is Fatter Than 24 Other StatesA new report ranked the most and least obese states in the country. See how Maryland fared.
Who Has The Nation's Best Health Care? Study Reveals State RankingsThe non-profit health care advocacy group, The Commonwealth Fund, released a state-by-state scorecard on May 3 which looks at each state's ability to deliver medical care to its residents.
CDC: 40 Percent Of U.S. Cancer Cases Linked To Being OverweightAccording to the CDC, at least 13 different types of cancer have been linked to being overweight or obese.
More Than Half Of Americans Have Battled Obesity, Study SaysThe study found that 50.8 percent of men and 51.6 percent of women in the U.S. had battled obesity.
Obese Toddlers Show Signs Of Heart Failure At Age One, Study FindsA new study says that overweight toddlers can begin showing signs of heart failure as early as their first birthday.
Loneliness, Social Isolation A Bigger Health Issue Than Obesity, Study SaysResearchers say people with a greater social connection cut their risk of premature death in half.
Getting Less Than 7 Hours Of Sleep May Lead To Obesity, Study FindsPeople who consistently get less than seven hours of sleep per night are more likely to be obese, a new study finds.
Kids Biased Against Overweight Peers, Study FindsAccording to a new study, children are implicitly biased towards overweight peers.
Kids With Bedtimes, Mealtimes Less Likely To Be Obese, Study FindsA new study has found that kids with set bedtimes and mealtimes are less likely to be obese, and more likely to be emotionally healthy.
For The First Time, More Than 4 In 10 US Women are ObeseThe nation's obesity epidemic continues to grow, led by an alarming increase among women. For the first time, more than 4 in 10 U.S. women are obese, according to new government health statistics.
Would Teens Be Slimmer If Katy Perry Hawked Kale & Quinoa?Would U.S. teens be any slimmer if Katy Perry hawked kale and quinoa?
Use Obesity Surgery More Often for Diabetes, Guidelines UrgeInternational diabetes organizations are calling for weight-loss surgery to become a more routine treatment option for diabetes, even for some patients who are only mildly obese.