Obese African Americans are significantly less likely than their white counterparts to undergo bariatric surgery, according to new research.
Under the Affordable Care Act, insurance companies will now have to cover the costs of obesity care.
The American Medical Association declared on Tuesday that obesity is a disease.
A new report announced that stroke costs could double by 2030.
Kids who miss more than half of their recommended well-child visits are twice as likely to end up in hospital compared to those who attend most of their visits, a new study suggests.
Avoiding emergency medical services harms patients' chances at receiving prompt medical care.
An independent review commissioned by the UK's Department of Health called the cosmetic industry a "crisis waiting to happen" and stated that more regulations need to be implemented on both surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures.
A new government study released Tuesday reveals that many Americans, especially those under the age of 65, are skipping their prescription medications to save money.
A study conducted by researchers at Cornell University and the University of Chicago investigates how the children of immigrant parents were utilizing their health insurance and regular health care compared with non-immigrant families.