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.
Author and Professor Andy Smith of the New School was at the Restaurant School in Philadelphia talking about his new book, “Fast Food and Junk Food”.
Since the word obese has a negative connotation, it might make sense for physicians to use another word when treating and counseling overweight patients.
People who have complained about having thunder thighs now have a reason to celebrate. New research says fat in the thighs is different from belly fat, and better! Medical Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more details.