Researchers: Exercise Advice On Food Labels Could Help Reduce ObesityFood labels detailing how much exercise is needed to burn off a product's calorie content could help to combat obesity, according to UK researchers.
Study: Only Children Are More Likely To Be ObeseOnly children may be at a higher risk for obesity than children who have siblings, according to a new study published Wednesday.
Pediatricians Endorse Weight Loss Surgery For Severely Obese Kids And Teens: 'It Changed My Life'Weight loss surgery has traditionally been viewed as a procedure for adults with severe obesity who haven't been able to lose weight or keep it off. Now, pediatricians are calling for it to be more accessible for children and teens with severe obesity too.
Childhood Obesity: America's 'True National Crisis' Measured State By StateNow new research from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation reveals new state-by-state differences and just how serious the problem has become.
Memes Lead To Teenage Obesity, Lawmakers ToldIt's been a bad few weeks for memes.
Obesity In Michigan: New Map Shows How Common It IsObesity prevalence in the U.S. "remains high," according to new self-reported data released by the CDC.
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: Teens Who Are Teased, Taunted About Weight Tend Toward Obesity As AdultsHome needs to be a place where children feel safe from teasing.
Study Highlights Concerns For Effectiveness Of Flu Vaccines For The Obese"... it's known that obesity puts you at an increased risk for severe flu and complications."
Fat Linked To Fear Factor According To New StudyThe study followed women from age 15 until 32 who live in Flint as part of the community based study.
Guilting The Gluttonous? How A 'Fat Tax' Could Work To Curb ObesityCan gluttonous consumers actually be manipulated into making healthier choices based on small price differences at the grocery store?
Officials Want Obesity To Be Recognized As DiseaseOfficials warn that half of the state's residents could be obese by 2030.