Researchers provide the strongest evidence yet that soda and other sugary drinks contribute to the obesity epidemic in children.
A new report links languid taste buds to excess weight in kids
In two new studies, researchers confirm the benefits of gastric bypass surgery for weight loss, while noting that a riskier, lesser-used operation may work even better for the super obese
Starting today, the newly FDA-approved diet drug Qsymia is available by prescription.
Researchers say unhealthy diets and lack of exercise aren’t the only culprits in obesity. BPA may share some of the blame.
On Thursday the New York City Health Department became the first in the nation to ban the sale of sugared beverages larger than 16 oz. at restaurants, mobile food carts, sports arenas and movie theaters.
Turns out, being obese isn’t necessarily a bad thing.
The deck is stacked against women hoping to keep slim after menopause, but researchers say some simple eating habits can keep weight down
Increasingly, research suggests that obesity is bad for your brain. Maintaining a normal weight in midlife may be a good way to keep your brain healthy as you age
If you can’t get face-to-face counseling for weight loss, will a computer-based program do? An independent review of previous research by the Cochrane Library suggests that it’s a useful second choice.
Kids who live in states with strict laws regulating the sale of junk food and sugary drinks in school gain less weight than their peers in states with weak or no such laws, according to a new study published online in the journal …
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