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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
800-Pound Man Booted From Rhode Island Hospital After Ordering PizzaSteven Assanti, 30, was enrolled in a weight loss program at Rhode Island Hospital
Study: More Kids Eating Fruits And VeggiesA three-year study of a dozen middle schools in New Haven found that children are eating healthier food at school and throwing less of it away.
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.
The Answer: People ChowSeveral 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.
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.