The 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.
A part of the brain usually thought to control movement also may cause people to overeat, say University of Michigan researchers.
A new report says nearly 60 percent of Michigan residents could be obese by 2030 and health care costs could soar if the state doesn’t start shedding pounds.
A new study finds that bacteria living in the intestines could be the key to finding an effective treatment for obesity.
Smaller sodas are on tap in the Big Apple.
A mid-Michigan man who has dropped about 130 pounds bike riding during the past year plans to ride to cities across the country where obesity is viewed by some as a health problem.
Michigan comes in at number five on a new list of states with the highest obesity rates.
The recent H1N1 flu pandemic was found to be particularly dangerous to obese people, and a Wayne State University researcher is looking for clues as to why.
As the Mayor of New York tries to ban the city from selling large-sized sugary drinks, many are wondering if it will really make a difference in reducing waistlines or if it’s just another measure of control.
A new report from C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital shows that school obesity programs may promote worrisome eating behaviors in kids.