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.
Just 25 years ago the obesity rate in Maryland and Virginia was around 10 percent, and in D.C. about 15 percent.
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.
A new study has found that workers who are obese may have significantly shorter endurance times when it comes to performing tasks in the workplace.
Extreme obesity can take more years off a person’s life than smoking can, new research suggests.
Doctors are now finding that gestational diabetes is more common than they thought.
About 66 percent of Americans are considered overweight or obese by modern health standards, but the majority (55 percent) do not believe they are overweight and say they are not trying to drop the pounds, according to a recent Gallup poll.
Coca-Cola is taking on obesity, this time with an online video showing how fun it could be to burn off the 140 calories in a can of its soda.
A new study says obesity can have a negative effect on young breast cancer patients.