A new study estimated that obese children cost $19,000 each over one lifetime mainly due to medical costs.
A new study reported that seniors who are overweight tend to live longer than seniors who have normal weights.
Weight-loss surgery can reduce one's uterine cancer risk by 71 percent, a new study reported.
Salty snacks may speed aging in overweight teens, a new study suggests.
A new study reported that standard IVF medication dose might not be effective for obese women.
Colombia's fattest baby will start a fruit and vegetable diet after reaching 44-pounds at just eight months.
Two new studies tied TV and computers to less happy and heavier children.
The latest Gallup poll crowned Mississippi as America's most obese state.
According to a new study, researchers found that an average obese woman only exercised one hour per year.
California state senator has proposed a bill that would require warning labels on sugary beverages.
A new study is reporting that overweight or obese people have an increased risk of developing health complications due to air pollutants.
Researchers found that in Washington state, the most obese profession is the truck driver.
Obese or overweight individuals who drank diet beverages are more likely to consume more calories, a new study reported.
A new report found that obesity rates have been increasing rapidly particularly in developing nations.
Researchers reported that treating hypertension could cut one's risk of stroke and cardiovascular diseases.
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