For Millennials, Cancers Fueled By Obesity Are On Rise, Study SaysCancers fueled by obesity are on the rise among young adults in the United States and appearing at increasingly younger ages, according to an analysis released Monday by the American Cancer Society.
New Federal Guidelines Count Short Bursts Of Activity, Housework As ExerciseThe federal government unveiled new, updated guidelines for physical activity on Monday. The recommendations aim to help fight the obesity epidemic that affects nearly 40 percent of American adults and adds nearly $117 billion to health care costs.
Obesity In Maryland: New Maps Show How Common It IsObesity prevalence in the U.S. "remains high," according to new data released by the CDC. Here's how obese Marylanders are.
Scientists Accidentally Create Treatment That May Stop ObesityA failed experiment may have accidentally created a new treatment that could allow humans to eat whatever they want without gaining weight.
Obese Tourists Crippling Donkeys On Greek Island, Activists ClaimActivists with "Help the Santorini Donkeys" told multiple news outlets in the United Kingdom that overweight tourists are crippling donkeys.
Is Your Workplace Making You Fat?A new federal government survey found that about one-quarter of Americans "acquire" nearly 1,300 calories at work every week.
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.
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.