The annual probability of reaching a normal weight is just 1 in 210 for obese men and 1 in 124 for obese women, new research shows.
Road, rail and air traffic noises may be contributing to the world’s widening waistlines.
There’s a growing concern that high-caffeine energy drinks are making their way into the wrong hands.
Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper said Tuesday they’ll work to reduce the calories Americans get from beverages by 20 percent over the next decade by more aggressively marketing smaller sizes, bottled water and diet drinks.
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.