Study: Obesity Rates Up in D.C., Md. and Va.Just 25 years ago the obesity rate in Maryland and Virginia was around 10 percent, and in D.C. about 15 percent.
Study: Any Diet Works If People Stick To ItWillpower is the key to weight loss, say researchers.
Obesity Can Shorten Lifespan More Than Smoking, Research SaysExtreme obesity can take more years off a person's life than smoking can, new research suggests.
Poll: Just 36 Percent Of Americans Believe They Are Overweight, Although 66 Percent Actually AreAbout 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.