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.
Too much weight before and during pregnancy can have serious health consequences not only for the mother, but for her child’s health for many years, new research shows.
Childhood obesity and the unhealthy behaviors that contribute to weight gain are more likely among children from lower-income households, according to a study by the University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center.