Several years ago the First Lady, in an effort to combat childhood obesity, introduced the “Let’s Move” campaign. Sensibly, part of the plan was to encourage kids to increase their level of physical activity.
Could 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.
Willpower is the key to weight loss, say researchers.
More 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.
Doctors are now finding that gestational diabetes is more common than they thought.
A new study says obesity can have a negative effect on young breast cancer patients.
A new Connecticut bill would ban daycare centers from serving whole milk to children that are in their care.
According to a new study, obesity rates among people under 65 may be the main reason knee replacements are rapidly increasing.
A recent study conducted at the Miriam Hospital and Alpert Medical School of Brown University found that improving the sleeping habits of kids could help combat childhood obesity.
Researchers found many pediatric patients had hearts that look like those of middle aged patients. But after weight loss surgery, that changed.