More women in the United States are choosing to breastfeed their kids. But new research from the University of Minnesota is shedding some light on the overall health of pregnant women.
Doctors are now finding that gestational diabetes is more common than they thought.
A new study says obesity can have a negative effect on young breast cancer patients.
A new study has found that owning technology such as computers and cars contributes significantly to a person’s obesity risk.
Researchers found many pediatric patients had hearts that look like those of middle aged patients. But after weight loss surgery, that changed.
A new study from the University of Washington finds that the skinniest men in America live in San Francisco and New York.
ATLANTA (AP) — A new government survey shows 12 states now have very high obesity rates. Overall, more than a third of adults are obese but rates vary by state. The latest figures are based […]
A new study claims that obesity could not only increase a driver’s risk of being in a car accident, but also result in more severe injuries.
The value of your home may be a stronger predictor of your weight than the genes inherited from your ancestors, a new public health study from the University of Washington has found.
The Washington state ferry service isn’t going to start turning away hefty passengers, but it has had to reduce the capacity of the nation’s largest ferry system because people have been packing on the pounds.