Study: More Than Half Of Poison Control Calls Regarding Energy Drinks Involve Children 6 Or YoungerThere’s a growing concern that high-caffeine energy drinks are making their way into the wrong hands.
Nearly 50 Overweight High School Students To Receive Wristbands To Track Activity LevelsOverweight students at a Florida high school will be receiving a wristband for researchers to track their activity levels.
Study: Action-Packed TV Might Make You Snack MoreCould 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.
Study: Any Diet Works If People Stick To ItWillpower is the key to weight loss, say researchers.
Study: Women Entering Pregnancy In Poor Health Less Likely To BreastfeedMore 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.
New Statistics Show Gestational Diabetes Cases IncreasingDoctors are now finding that gestational diabetes is more common than they thought.
Study Finds Obesity Can Have Negative Effect On Young Breast Cancer PatientsA new study says obesity can have a negative effect on young breast cancer patients.
Responders Cut Hole In House Of Man Who Weighs Several Hundred Pounds After FallA 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 Is Fighting Back Against Obesity RatesFlorida health officials are launching a new program aimed at curbing alarming obesity rates in the state.
Study: Obesity Surgery In Younger Patients Could Reverse Cardiac ProblemsResearchers found many pediatric patients had hearts that look like those of middle aged patients. But after weight loss surgery, that changed.
Study: Discrimination Against Obese Persons Could Cause, Perpetuate ObesityA new study shows that people who experience discrimination because of their weight are more likely to either become or stay obese.
Disney Closes 'Habit Heroes' Exhibit After Critics Claim It Stigmatizes Obese ChildrenA new exhibit in Epcot Center at Walt Disney World has been temporarily closed after trial audiences said it stigmatized overweight and obese children as lazy.