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.
The benefits of a good night’s sleep to overall health have long been reported. Now, new research has emerged relating to the role gender and weight management play in overall sleep patterns.
Gov. Rick Snyder is asking attendees at a health summit to brainstorm ways to prevent and reduce obesity in Michigan.
Governor Rick Snyder is defending his proposal to help Michigan shape up.
Gov. Rick Snyder wants to give a booster shot to Michigan’s health care system by tackling obesity and getting more people into wellness programs.
According to a new University of Michigan poll, Internet safety and sexting are joining the ranks of drug abuse, obesity, and smoking as top child health problems.
Wayne State University research on several fronts is exploring the biological mechanisms connecting obesity and diabetes — research that could someday lead to improved treatments for diabetes and maybe even an obesity treatment that doesn’t involve surgery.
Novi-based Digital 10 Media said Friday that the Get Healthy Michigan statewide wellness program is launching its media campaign.
A conference, part of Wayne County’s healthy “New-Me” initiative, took place at Ford Field as an effort to help battle obesity.