Officials Want Obesity To Be Recognized As DiseaseOfficials warn that half of the state's residents could be obese by 2030.
Study: Sun Exposure Could Improve Mobility Among Severely ObeseA new study finds low levels of the "sunshine vitamin" could be keeping some people on the couch.
Study: Cold Climate May Make You FatIt's yet another reason to dislike the cold if you don't already.
Study: Americans Are Exercising -- And Getting Fatter The study author said, "Just counting on physical activity is not going to be the solution."
AMA: Obesity Is A DiseaseGary Katz, Medical Director of Saint John Macomb-Oakland's Weight Loss Program, says the decision was long overdue.
Sleep Apnea Cases Spike Over Past 20 Years America's growing waistline may be feeding an epidemic of sleep apnea, according to a new study.
Man Gets Probation In Connection With Death Of Morbidly Obese WifeMichael Brooks was charged with second-degree abuse of a vulnerable adult after authorities said he ignored his bed-ridden wife, allowing her to wither away in her own waste.
Michigan Targets Obesity With Awareness CampaignThe Michigan Department of Community Health on Wednesday asked residents to agree to lose 10 percent of their body weight in an effort to bring down the state's obesity rate.
Michigan To Launch Anti-Obesity CampaignThe Michigan Department of Community Health plans to lay out a new educational campaign to combat obesity in the nation's fifth heaviest state.
Agencies Get Grants To Address Obesity In KidsThe Michigan Department of Community Health has selected 10 agencies for a pilot program to help improve physical activity and healthy eating for children in kindergarten through sixth grade.
Hospital Staffers Take Pledge To Kick The Soda HabitWould you be willing to give up pop for 30 days?
Obesity-Fighting Grant For Grand Valley, Wayne StateThe Michigan Department of Community Health has received a three-year $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration to improve health outcomes for overweight and obese patients in two medically underserved areas in Michigan: Detroit and Grand Rapids.