In the latest Gallup poll on obesity, Pennsylvania ranked the 18th fattest state. Just over 28% of the state’s population is classified as obese.
Researchers now say that drinking red wine might help counteract the effects of a poor diet on the immune system.
New research out of Philadelphia shows that a meal at a sit-down restaurant may be just as bad — or worse — for your health than eating fast food.
The estimated annual cost of obesity is $147 billion but the price on our overall health is even greater.
Let’s hope that the Chip Kelly era begins with more wins than the Andy Reid era ended with, or Philadelphia Eagles fans could be packing on the pounds.
Samoan Air announced plans last month to add an XL class for its larger customers to provide larger seats. Which means the airline is going to start weighing passengers.
It’s an interesting question, and now, researchers at Drexel University’s School of Public Health may have the answer: yes.
According to a study by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, people consume more calories on days they drink than on days when they don’t imbibe.
Data from the CDC suggests Americans are increasingly obese, despite the fact that they are exercising more and smoking less.
The IRS issued a ruling that states that if your physician determines that you are obese and then prescribes a weight loss program, the fees for the weight loss program are deductible medical expenses for tax purposes.
Are you in a mixed marriage when it comes to weight? As Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl tells us, it’s worse if the woman is overweight.
Research out of Yale University finds that although overweight and obese adolescents are most often bullied by friends and peers, a significant numbers of them are also bullied by adults.
A recent report seems to demonstrate that citywide efforts in Philadelphia against childhood obesity are working.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he wasn’t about to take the bait: a question dealing with that quintessential junk food, Twinkies.
The latest study on obesity is out, and the news for Pennsylvania isn’t pretty.