Rate Of BMI Increase In Children Nearly Doubled During Pandemic, Study FindsThe increase was especially high in younger children and those with obesity.
Study Says There's No Evidence Full-Fat Dairy Is Bad For KidsCurrent guidelines (PDF) from the American Heart Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics and other major US organizations only recommend whole milk and dairy for children aged 12 to 24 months.
Later Bedtime Linked With Obesity For Children Under 6, Study SaysThe research, which was part of a wider study on obesity, focused on 107 children in Sweden, with 64 of the children having a parent who classified as overweight or obese.
Your Waist Size May Be More Important Than Weight For Multiple Heart Attack RiskHeart attack survivors who carry extra weight around their belly are at greater risk of another heart attack, new research has found, another reason why measuring your waist may be more important than stepping on the scale.
Only Children Are More Likely To Be Obese, Study SaysOnly children may be at a higher risk for obesity than children who have siblings, according to a new study published Wednesday.
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?