NYC Parks Department Hosts First Ever 'Bronx Fit Fest' To Combat ObesityMore than half of adult New Yorkers are overweight or obese, according to the city’s health department. The parks department is hoping to change that with a series of festivals to get people moving.
Study: Different Genes Affect Weight And Where Fat Is StoredAre you frustrated because you can't lose weight no matter how hard you try? A new study that says it's not all your fault; it's your genes.
Study Links Obesity To Greater Cancer Risk In Young PeopleSome disturbing statistics about cancer in younger adults have been released.
NYC Looks To Push Companies To Cut Sugar In Food And DrinksThe goal is a sugar reduction of 20 percent in packaged foods and 40 percent in drinks.
Obesity To Overtake Smoking As Top Preventable Cause Of Cancer In WomenA new report in Britain estimates 23,000 British women will be diagnosed with obesity-related cancers by 2035.
Study: Obesity Becoming A Big Problem On Long IslandThere is some discouraging analysis from doctors and hospitals across Long Island.
Scientists Accidentally Create Treatment That May Stop ObesityA failed experiment may have accidentally created a new treatment that could allow humans to eat whatever they want without gaining weight.
Obese Tourists Crippling Donkeys On Greek Island, Activists ClaimActivists with "Help the Santorini Donkeys" told multiple news outlets in the United Kingdom that overweight tourists are crippling donkeys.
Parents Getting Teens To Diet Doing More Harm Than Good, Study SaysA new study finds that parents putting their children on a diet could lead to struggles with their weight as adults.
Is Your Workplace Making You Fat?A new federal government survey found that about one-quarter of Americans "acquire" nearly 1,300 calories at work every week.
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.
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?