Connecticut lawmakers are considering whether to create a new commission that would devise ways to increase physical activity among students.
More than 28 percent of Puerto Rico’s children are considered clinically obese, compared with about 18 percent in the U.S. mainland.
There is a new word when it comes to the battle of the bulge: Implants.
Some members of the group Black Girls Run are participating in Sunday’s TCS New York City Marathon.
The announcement was made at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York City and comes as the country’s three biggest soda makers face pressure over the role of sugary drinks in fueling obesity rates.
Boys were 63 percent more likely to be obese if their parents were divorced, when compared to those whose parents were married.
the study by Massachusetts General Hospital found children who got the least shut-eye had the highest rates of obesity and body fat.
A new study out of UCLA included more than 2,300 girls from across the country who had their height and weight checked when they were 10 and again when they were 19.
Mayor Toni Harp says a 2 percent tax on high-calorie sugary drinks would reduce sales of the beverage and generate about $144 million in revenue.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s 12 years in office is down to its final two weeks.
The Michael Bloomberg era in New York City ends in just two weeks.
He leaves with friends, enemies and a long list of accomplishments, which, in true Mayor Mike style, he wants to be the first to tell you about.
Some people insist it is possible to be overweight and still be fit. But as CBS 2’s Dr. Max Gomez reported Tuesday, a new study finds that is not true.
The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on Monday launched a new anti-obesity campaign, focusing on the risks posed by sugary drinks.
A French family finds themselves stuck in the United States after British Airways refused to let their sick son fly. The family says he was a victim of weight discrimination.
The Court of Appeals granted a request by city officials to challenge a mid-level court decision that struck down the measure in July.