Overweight students at a Florida high school will be receiving a wristband for researchers to track their activity levels.
Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That’s the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced television than viewing a more leisurely paced talk show.
Willpower is the key to weight loss, say researchers.
More women in the United States are choosing to breastfeed their kids. But new research from the University of Minnesota is shedding some light on the overall health of pregnant women.
Doctors are now finding that gestational diabetes is more common than they thought.
A new study says obesity can have a negative effect on young breast cancer patients.
A man who weighs several hundred pounds had to have the back of his home cut open so rescue personnel could get him out after he fell.
Florida health officials are launching a new program aimed at curbing alarming obesity rates in the state.
Researchers found many pediatric patients had hearts that look like those of middle aged patients. But after weight loss surgery, that changed.
A new study shows that people who experience discrimination because of their weight are more likely to either become or stay obese.