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.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on August 7, 2013 Updated: August 8, 2013
After decades of rising obesity rates among low-income kids, a new report shows unprecedented drops in states across the country -- signaling a potential turning point for Americans' public health.
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by Sy Mukherjee Posted on August 5, 2013
Young children who drink sugary juices, sports drinks, or sodas on a daily basis are significantly more likely to be obese by the time they're just five years old.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on August 2, 2013
Americans eat too much junk food and live sedentary lifestyles. But recent evidence suggests that we just might be tip-toeing toward making healthier choices.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on July 30, 2013
Poor Americans aren't just struggling to access to insurance and treatment. They're also dealing with chronic health issues exacerbated by poverty itself.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on July 25, 2013 Updated: July 28, 2013
Fat-shaming overweight people only increases their chances of becoming -- or staying -- obese.
by Marina Fang, Guest Contributor Posted on July 24, 2013 Updated: July 28, 2013
The Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program will allocate $2 coupons for purchasing produce at local farmers markets.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on July 19, 2013 Updated: July 19, 2013
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on July 16, 2013