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.
Obesity Affects Number Of Those Eligible For Military ServiceUnhealthy eating habits could become an issue of national security. The Department of Defense says that obesity is affecting the number of Americans eligible to serve in the military.
Study: More Than Half Of Poison Control Calls Regarding Energy Drinks Involve Children 6 Or YoungerThere’s a growing concern that high-caffeine energy drinks are making their way into the wrong hands.
Newly Elected Howard County Executive Killing Controversial Soda BanMore evidence that election day is bringing drastic changes in Maryland. The next Howard County executive says he will kill the county's controversial ban on sugary drinks just as soon as he gets into office.
Study: Action-Packed TV Might Make You Snack MoreCould action-packed TV fare make you fat? That's the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced television than viewing a more leisurely paced talk show.
Study: Any Diet Works If People Stick To ItWillpower is the key to weight loss, say researchers.
Study: Women Entering Pregnancy In Poor Health Less Likely To BreastfeedMore women in the United States are choosing to breastfeed their kids. But new research from the University of Minnesota is shedding some light on the overall health of pregnant women.
New Statistics Show Gestational Diabetes Cases IncreasingDoctors are now finding that gestational diabetes is more common than they thought.
Study Finds Obesity Can Have Negative Effect On Young Breast Cancer PatientsA new study says obesity can have a negative effect on young breast cancer patients.
New Group Combats Childhood Obesity By Taking On DrinksChildhood obesity is a huge problem in Maryland. Now health advocates are teaming up with state lawmakers to push for change. The new coalition was announced in Annapolis Wednesday.
New Study Finds Obesity Risk Can Be Determined As Early As Age 5The fight to stop obesity in school age children is getting even younger. A new study has some shocking numbers when it comes to predicting which children will end up being obese.
B'More Fit: Jennifer Hudson Joins Mayor In Fight Against ObesityCity leaders and a celebrity join together to fight obesity in Baltimore. Jennifer Hudson was in Charm City to get the word out about B’More Fit!