World Health Organization: Childhood Obesity On The RiseThe World Health Organization says the number of obese children and teens is now 10-times higher than it was 40-years ago.
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.
Report: Massachusetts Among Fittest States In The CountryA report published last week by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Trust for America's Health found Massachusetts is one of the fittest states in the country.
Getting Less Than 7 Hours Of Sleep May Lead To Obesity, Study FindsPeople who consistently get less than seven hours of sleep per night are more likely to be obese, a new study finds.
More Than 2 Billion Are Obese Worldwide, Study FindsAccording to a new study, nearly a third of the globe's population is obese.
Study: Kids With Regular Bedtimes, Mealtimes Less Likely To Be ObeseA new study has found that kids with set bedtimes and mealtimes are less likely to be obese, and more likely to be emotionally healthy.
Fewer Heavy Americans Are Trying To Lose Weight, Study FindsThe findings "are a very serious concern," one doctor says.
Massachusetts Has The Lowest Obesity Rate In New England, Report FindsThe obesity rate in the Bay State is 24.3 percent, which is the sixth-lowest in the country.
Weighty Issues: Bedtime Could Have Long-Term Impact On KidsDr. Mallika Marshall reports on three weight-related stories beginning with a simple step parents can take at home to help their children avoid becoming overweight.
New Weight Loss Device Drains Food From Stomach To ToiletThe FDA has signed off on a new treatment to help obese people lose weight.
Report: Nearly 1 In 3 Young US Adults Too Fat For MilitaryObesity is among the leading causes of military ineligibility among people ages 17 to 24, the report notes.
Remake Of Iconic Coca Cola Ad Blasts Soda CompaniesA new take on an iconic Coca Cola commercial is aiming to highlight the dangers of soda.