How healthy is your county? An interactive survey ranks 3,000 U.S. counties on health measures including the number of fast food restaurants and the level of physical activity among residents.
A new study shows that obese teen girls who lose weight still view themselves as ‘fat.’ How can parents help their kids lose weight without all the negativity?
When it comes to chocolate, you might just be able to have your sweet and eat it, too.
In the first head-to-head studies comparing weight-loss surgery to medication for diabetes, surgery proved more effective in putting the disease in remission.
A whiff of a decadent dessert can whet the appetite, but new research suggests that when it comes to the smell of food, you can have too much of a good thing.
If traditional weight-loss diets have failed you, you might just try hitting the sack.
Why walking works: it not only burns calories, but it also counteracts the effects of your fattening genes.
Telling people to choose healthy foods isn’t working. A better solution may be to let people eat whatever they want—just not to increase their calories over time
Eating a hot dog or a couple of slices of bacon a day comes with a surprisingly high cost to your health.
Even before conception, a mother’s obesity may affect cognitive development in her baby-to-be.
For the first time in 13 years, a new prescription weight-loss pill appears poised to hit the U.S. market.
We still don’t have a magic pill for weight loss, and the spotty safety records of diet remedies throughout history show why.
A new weight-loss study focusing on teenage girls finds that they may be more likely to eat healthy and exercise if they’re given the freedom to do it on their own.