In another sign of the times, health officials in Alachua County are looking to buy new stretchers with hydraulic lifts to assist emergency rescue personnel with obese individuals.
Hitting the gym, day after day, with the goal of getting in shape may soon be a think of the past as researchers say they have captured the weight loss benefits of a treadmill—in a pill.
Childhood Obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years. ‘Fit Kids Day’ is a statewide initiative created for kids, by kids, and is dedicated to promoting healthier lifestyles. We’ll talk about this initiative, how it works and how you can get your kids involved.
Eating chocolate to lose weight sounds like a dream come true for anyone trying to lose a few pounds.
Florida is launching a new program looking to fight the fat in the state.
One in every four adults in Florida is obese. That’s according to a new report put together by the Trust for America’s health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation which found that the overall adult obesity rate in the state is 25.2 percent
The childhood obesity rate, according to a new government report, is down in 18-states nationwide—with Florida as one of the state’s showing the largest decline.
If you’re like millions of Americans, checking out Facebook may be second nature to you. But, it turns out that using Facebook may be tied to the ever growing battle of the bulge for Americans.
There’s a new tool to help dieters stay on track, which is especially helpful now in the midst of the holidays.
It used to be Saturday morning cartoons touting sugary cereals and candy that parents had to worry about. Now, in our mobile world there’s a new concern.