Pepsi’s latest refresher claims to fend off fat. But is a healthy soda an oxymoron?
Predicting heart disease risk is not an exact science, but doctors are building the case for another tool to guide their evaluations when it comes to women.
Heart disease is the leading killer of Americans, and the lifetime risk among healthy Americans remains dangerously high.
Eating meals in front of the television can lead to obesity, but keeping children away from noshing while viewing can be a challenge.
So Dr. Catherine Birken, a pediatrician and associate scientist at the Hospital for Sick …
Losing weight may be like any other behavior — it takes practice
What you eat can lower the risk of diabetes. But which foods have the strongest effect?
Another study endorses the effectiveness of the ubiquitous, points-based weight loss program
Watching too much TV is linked to harmful effects in children, but the latest research says even background TV can affect development
Playing video games isn’t exactly demanding on the body, but some newer versions may get children moving enough to keep them healthy.
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.