by Sy Mukherjee Posted on January 14, 2014 Updated: January 14, 2014
There are signs that America is making real progress against youth obesity. But a new study suggests that these gains are limited to affluent teenagers.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on January 9, 2014 Updated: January 9, 2014
The New Jersey governor is back in the headlines, and not everyone can resist making inappropriate jokes about his size.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on January 3, 2014
There are now more overweight and obese adults in developing nations than there are in rich countries.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on December 4, 2013
The high-tech bra has sensors that manage women's physical indicators of stress. The senors send the data to a smartphone app in hopes of dissuading the user from over-eating.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on November 25, 2013
Americans who rely on SNAP benefits to buy food don't have access to healthy foods. It doesn't have to be that way.
by Aviva Shen Posted on November 22, 2013 Updated: November 22, 2013
Politico attacks the First Lady for embracing "safely, soothingly domestic causes," ignoring the fact that she's the only person in the Obama administration to take on one of the biggest public health crises of our time.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on November 21, 2013
This dynamic holds true for adults. A new study suggests it's true for children, too.
by Aviva Shen Posted on November 20, 2013
Fitness levels all over the world have steadily worsened over the past several decades.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on November 4, 2013
U.S. girls are starting to hit puberty at just eight years old.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on October 30, 2013 Updated: October 31, 2013
"Your child is, in my opinion, moderately obese and should not be consuming sugar and treats."