Who Has The Nation's Best Health Care? Study Reveals State RankingsThe non-profit health care advocacy group, The Commonwealth Fund, released a state-by-state scorecard on May 3 which looks at each state's ability to deliver medical care to its residents.
Study: World Needs To Lose Weight To Prevent CancerA first of its kind study suggests the world needs to lose weight to prevent cancer.
Study: Childhood, Teen Obesity Has Dangerous Lasting EffectsThe study in the journal "Lancet" also says obese children tend to be overweight as adults.
CDC: 40 Percent Of US Cancer Cases Linked To Being OverweightAccording to the CDC, at least 13 different types of cancer have been linked to being overweight or obese.
Study: Weight Loss Saves Obese Adults Nearly $30,000A new study suggests that obese adults can save thousands of dollars in direct medical costs and productivity losses throughout their lifetime via weight loss.
New Device Helps People Struggling To Fight Obesity, DiabetesIt’s kind of like bypass surgery without the operation.
More Than Half Of Americans Have Battled Obesity, Study SaysThe study found that 50.8 percent of men and 51.6 percent of women in the U.S. had battled obesity.
Obese Toddlers Show Signs Of Heart Failure At Age 1, Study FindsA new study says that overweight toddlers can begin showing signs of heart failure as early as their first birthday.
'Fat But Fit' Still Has Higher Risk Of Heart Disease, Study ConfirmsCarrying those extra pounds can increase risk of coronary heart disease by up to 28% even if your other results appear normal
Loneliness, Social Isolation A Bigger Health Issue Than Obesity, Study SaysResearchers say people with a greater social connection cut their risk of premature death in half.
Getting Less Than 7 Hours Of Sleep May Lead To Obesity, Study FindsPeople who consistently get less than seven hours of sleep per night are more likely to be obese, a new study finds.
Kids Biased Against Overweight Peers, Study FindsAccording to a new study, children are implicitly biased towards overweight peers.