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.
Nearly half of Americans could become obese within the next 20 years. That’s the alarming prediction from a new study.
Michelle Obama said Thursday that a pledge by the Olive Garden and Red Lobster restaurants and its sister chains to serve healthier meals is a “breakthrough moment” for the industry.
Emotional reaction from the teenage boy’s father and what may have driven his mother to desperation.
Michelle Obama’s campaign against childhood obesity moved a step forward Wednesday with the announcement that Wal-Mart and other retailers plan to open or expand 1,500 stores in areas without broad access to fresh fruit, vegetables and other healthy foods over the next few years.
Baby boomers say their biggest health fear is cancer. Given their waistlines, heart disease and diabetes should be atop that list, too.
First lady Michelle Obama is discussing her campaign to combat childhood obesity during a conference in Washington.