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Some experts are suggesting that increased waist circumference should be added to heart risk assessment tools, like cigarette smoking and high cholesterol.
Research on nearly 800 adults 65 and older links drinking diet soda to a rise in abdominal obesity.
Metabolic syndrome is an indicator of high risk for diabetes and heart disease, so it’s important you know the 5 warning signs.
High blood pressure in children leads to high blood pressure in adults and adult hypertension is the leading cause of death in the world.
The researchers say this study is a step towards identifying specific foods that can trigger an addictive response.
America’s Health Rankings look at how states compare against each other year to year, with targets like smoking, obesity and preventable hospitalizations examined.
The National Women’s Health Study found that obesity is clearly linked to more strokes in women ages 35 to 54.
According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, in 2013 an estimated 52 percent, or 43.8 million U.S. dogs, were estimated to be overweight or obese.
Obesity at age 18 has the same risk for premature death as that of heavy smokers – heavy smokers are those who smoke more than ten cigarettes a day.
While watching your intake is good, you might not want to completely skip the spuds just yet.
According to CBS News, new research looked at doctors’ measurements of height and weight rather than asking people to self-report, which had been done in the past.
Energy drinks have been growing in popularity but the World Health Organization is questioning their use.
Researchers have found that obese teens are more than twice as likely to develop colorectal cancer, compared to normal weight adolescents.
Medical professionals in Bucks County say the film has a compelling message designed to get people to look at food labels and how much sugar they consume and make better choices when they go shopping.