The average American potbelly is getting bigger, according to a new study.
Americans have a long way to go in improving their health.
Obesity could alter brain chemistry, according to a new study.
According to a new study, children have stronger food cravings than adolescents and adults.
The U.S. obesity epidemic is one of the driving forces behind the rising rates of type 2 diabetes, a new study has found.
According to a new study, people who experienced childhood trauma were more likely to be obese in adulthood.
Men take note. Watching action films like Die Hard, Rambo and Star Wars can make you fat, according to a new study.
According to a new study, obese boys have a nearly six fold increased risk of developing hypertension in comparison to boys with normal weights.
Despite efforts from US Preventive Services Task Force recommendations for screening and treating obesity, there exists many barriers, a new study has found.
According to a new study, researchers reported that boys who were obese were more likely to be bullies and be bullied.
Researchers have identified a crucial link between high levels of insulin and pathways that lead to obesity, according to a new study.
Sugar tax on sugar sweetened beverages may help reduce obesity, suggests a new study.
A new study reported that teenagers who get less sleep have an increased risk of obesity.
Turn off the TV to lower your risk of premature death.
According to a new study, risk factors for heart disease hit women and African-Americans the hardest.
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