Americans Are Getting Shorter And HeavierAmerica is struggling with an obesity epidemic, and a new government report says that the population is only getting heavier - and shorter.
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.
Mass. Ranked #2 For Best Health Care In The NationThe 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.
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.
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.
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.