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.
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.