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.
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.
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.
Study: Women Entering Pregnancy In Poor Health Less Likely To BreastfeedMore 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.
New Statistics Show Gestational Diabetes Cases IncreasingDoctors are now finding that gestational diabetes is more common than they thought.
Study Finds Obesity Can Have Negative Effect On Young Breast Cancer PatientsA new study says obesity can have a negative effect on young breast cancer patients.
Study: Obesity Surgery In Younger Patients Could Reverse Cardiac ProblemsResearchers found many pediatric patients had hearts that look like those of middle aged patients. But after weight loss surgery, that changed.
Study: Obesity, Asthma Genetically LinkedA recent study has found a genetic connection between asthma and obesity.
Study: ADHD In Childhood Linked To Obesity In AdulthoodThe findings of a recent study indicate that children - in particular, young boys - who grapple with ADHD often struggle with obesity in their adult years.
Study: Facebook Activity Indicative Of Regional Obesity Rates In United StatesA recent study found that user activity on the social networking site Facebook from a certain region of the United States could indicate the obesity rates of that region.