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.
Obesity is on the rise across the nation but in Maryland the problem is getting worse faster. An alarming new report shows the obesity rate here could double by the year 2030 to a staggering 59%.
Breaking it down by fat. A study by the Centers for Disease Control has ranked the 50 states by obesity levels.
The number of cigars and the amount of pipe tobacco used for roll-your-owns smoked each year is on the rise.
A new study suggests that most of us are clueless about whether we are gaining or losing weight.
Police in Hagerstown say they have recovered a therapeutic tricycle worth $8,000 that was stolen from a disabled 7-year-old boy.
As childhood obesity rates skyrocket, a local children’s museum is trying to do its part to get kids moving. Thursday, a new exhibit opened at Port Discovery that’s designed to put a kick in their step.