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."
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.