Many patients respond by avoiding needed care, psychologists warn.

Doctors Who 'Fat-Shame' Patients Can Cause Real Harm

Thu, 03 Aug 2017 09:00:00

Many patients respond by avoiding needed care, psychologists warn

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Concerns are growing about weight's impact on development of chronic disease, researchers say.

Obesity in Teen Years Tied to Colon Cancer Risk in Adulthood

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 12:00:00

Concerns are growing about weight's impact on development of chronic disease, researchers say

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Study suggests these infants could benefit from early interventions to avoid obesity in childhood.

Big Baby, Heavier Kid?

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 12:00:00

Study suggests these infants could benefit from early interventions to avoid obesity in childhood

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Products won't lead to significant weight loss and are even tied to weight gain, research review finds.

Could Artificial Sweeteners Raise Your Odds for Obesity?

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 09:00:00

Products won't lead to significant weight loss and are even tied to weight gain, research review finds

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As steps declined, national waistlines expanded, global study shows.

Walking Rates Are Key to a Country's Obesity Levels

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 12:00:00

As steps declined, national waistlines expanded, global study shows

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Study ties physical activity to ability to perform everyday tasks.

Exercise Can Keep Obese Seniors on the Go

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 19:00:00

Study ties physical activity to ability to perform everyday tasks

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But kids who lose weight by age 20 can cut their chances, study suggests.

Heavy Teens May Be Setting Themselves Up for a Stroke

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:00:00

But kids who lose weight by age 20 can cut their chances, study suggests

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Harvard study finds small successes in two Massachusetts-based programs.

Community Intervention May Aid Fight Against Childhood Obesity

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:00:00

Harvard study finds small successes in two Massachusetts-based programs

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Study shows it's not only an American problem, but an international health crisis.

2 Billion Worldwide Are Obese or Overweight

Mon, 12 Jun 2017 12:00:00

Study shows it's not only an American problem, but an international health crisis

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They tend to have fewer friends, which can lead to depression and other emotional problems, researchers say.

Overweight Kids Pay a Heavy Social Price

Wed, 07 Jun 2017 16:00:00

They tend to have fewer friends, which can lead to depression and other emotional problems, researchers say

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Body fat might trap heat inside the body, researchers say.

Obese Women May Have More Intense Hot Flashes

Wed, 31 May 2017 12:00:00

Body fat might trap heat inside the body, researchers say

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An unhealthy diet may be why they can ID these logos, researchers suggest.

Preschoolers Who Know Snack-Food Brands on Road to Obesity?

Tue, 30 May 2017 14:00:00

An unhealthy diet may be why they can ID these logos, researchers suggest

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Heart disease, cancer, other illnesses start to take a toll, study says.

As Weight Goes Up, So Does Death Risk

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 17:00:00

Heart disease, cancer, other illnesses start to take a toll, study says

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