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."
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on October 18, 2013
Adult obesity rates have stayed in a steady range for almost a decade. But it's still much too high for public health advocates' comfort.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on October 8, 2013
Pediatricians are worried that could be sending the wrong message to American kids.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on September 27, 2013 Updated: September 27, 2013
The fast food giant is partnering with the Clintons to take steps to combat childhood obesity.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on September 24, 2013
The next time you grab a meal at Burger King, you could order "Satisfries" with that.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on September 16, 2013
The surprisingly good news reflects a trend toward (marginally) healthier lifestyles in America.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on September 3, 2013 Updated: September 3, 2013
The CDC estimates that about 200,000 deaths each year could be prevented with better access to health insurance.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on August 30, 2013 Updated: August 30, 2013
The vast majority of fast food ads geared toward kids include the promise of free toys or other giveaways. Public health experts say it's time to crack down on what these companies can market to children.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on August 27, 2013 Updated: August 27, 2013
As students head back to school this year, they may be met with less junk food and more physical education programs.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on August 16, 2013
A new study suggests that obesity may actually be killing triple the number of Americans as previously estimated, contributing to 18 percent of the deaths among Americans between 40 and 85 years old.