You might be surprised that research has found that being underweight puts people at even higher risk of dying early than obesity.
There’s a correlation between depression and obesity in girls according to a new local study.
People often pit their genes against their lifetime experiences when looking at physical and emotional traits but this is often a big mistake.
A new study suggests that the sugars in the plant used to make tequila may offer health benefits to people who are overweight or have diabetes.
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.
Thinking of getting your child his or her own TV? You might want to reconsider.
A new research study from the University of Chicago shows that loneliness poses a significant health risk for older adults.
If you’re looking to lose weight, switching to diet drinks as a sole intervention will probably not provide you with the results you desire.
Researchers now say that drinking red wine might help counteract the effects of a poor diet on the immune system.
The exercise you do as an adolescent may actually reduce your heart attack risk in the future, unless you become obese.
After a study of young teens, the CDC found that only 25% of kids get enough exercise: 60 minutes of physical activity every single day.
New numbers from the federal government say most kids aren’t getting enough physical activity, part of the reason for the obesity epidemic. And it could even hurt academic performance.
Even though there is no cure for dementia, studies show that it making be striking older people later in life than in had in the past.
The study reveals that in 2010 mothers of children between ages 5 and 18 spent 11 fewer hours doing physical activities, such as laundry and exercise, than mothers in 1965.
The study is looking at the role of diet and how it affects women with early stage breast cancer as they undergo radiation treatment.