Who Has The Nation's Best Health Care? Study Reveals State RankingsThe non-profit health care advocacy group, The Commonwealth Fund, released a state-by-state scorecard on May 3 which looks at each state's ability to deliver medical care to its residents.
Study Shows Obesity To Blame For Rise In Non-Communicable Disease Cases WorldwideThat includes cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke, all directly linked to obesity by a first of its kind study.
Study Shows America's Obesity Rate At All-Time HighNew data shows America's obesity epidemic is getting worse.
Breast Cancer Death Rates Decline, As Major Cancer Risk Factor RisesA report from the CDC says the growing obesity epidemic threatens to outweigh the benefits of early cancer detection and improved treatments.
CDC: 40 Percent Of U.S. Cancer Cases Linked To Being OverweightAccording to the CDC, at least 13 different types of cancer have been linked to being overweight or obese.
More Than Half Of Americans Have Battled Obesity, Study SaysThe study found that 50.8 percent of men and 51.6 percent of women in the U.S. had battled obesity.
Obesity Balloon Operation Offers Hope For Those Who Can't Lose Weight ConventionallyWhat do you do if you need a lung transplant, but you're too heavy to qualify for one?
Anti-Gravity Treadmill Makes Exercise Reality For Obese PatientsWe've all been told one of the best ways to lose weight is to exercise, but if you're 100 to 200 pounds overweight, exercise can be pretty tough.
Study: Obesity Is Killing People Up To 3 Years Early Being too heavy may cost you your life - literally. Scientists say overweight people die one year earlier than expected and that moderately obese people die up to three years prematurely.
Study Finds Obesity Rates In Women Continue To Rise, Remain High, But Level In MenObesity is a significant health risk that can lead to heart disease, orthopedic problems, and stroke. Many people have difficulty keeping weight off, and just as much trouble losing it.
Connecticut Bill Aims To Combat Childhood Obesity, Boost Physical Activity Of KidsConnecticut lawmakers are considering whether to create a new commission that would devise ways to increase physical activity among students.
Proposed Bill In Puerto Rico Could Fine Parents Of Obese ChildrenMore than 28 percent of Puerto Rico's children are considered clinically obese, compared with about 18 percent in the U.S. mainland.