We recently learned that most overweight kids think they are at a normal weight – and their parents underestimate their children’s weight as well.
Those who fell into the obese categories had 40% less endurance on average than those who were not obese, particularly when it came to functions that required hand grip and assembly.
According to the CDC, the study’s findings could help influence public health initiatives targeting childhood obesity.
We all know too much stress can be bad for your health, but it can also be bad for your waistline.
Growing rates of obesity in pets have led to the emergence of fat farms offering “pawlates,” ”doga” and “Barko Polo,” doggie versions of Pilates, yoga and Marco Polo to help slim down man’s best friend.
The FDA has been asked to approve an implantable device to combat obesity.
This past week results of a study were released which looked at the use of gastric surgical procedures to fight diabetes.
In a study of older women, obesity, high blood pressure, and a low level of hdl, collectively labeled metabolic syndrome, were each associated with a 23% increased risk for cognitive impairment.
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.