CDC: 40 Percent Of U.S. Cancer Cases Linked To Being OverweightAccording to the CDC, at least 13 different types of cancer have been linked to being overweight or obese.
More Than Half Of Americans Have Battled Obesity, Study SaysThe study found that 50.8 percent of men and 51.6 percent of women in the U.S. had battled obesity.
Obese Toddlers Show Signs Of Heart Failure At Age One, Study FindsA new study says that overweight toddlers can begin showing signs of heart failure as early as their first birthday.
Loneliness, Social Isolation A Bigger Health Issue Than Obesity, Study SaysResearchers say people with a greater social connection cut their risk of premature death in half.
Getting Less Than 7 Hours Of Sleep May Lead To Obesity, Study FindsPeople who consistently get less than seven hours of sleep per night are more likely to be obese, a new study finds.
Artificial Sweeteners May Increase Your Risk For ObesityArtificial sweeteners may be less helpful than many believe in helping people lose weight and avoid health problems, a new evidence review suggests.  
America's Pets Are Getting PudgyA new study shows obesity in America has now spread to include obesity in our pet population. It found one in three pets is overweight or obese.
Kids Biased Against Overweight Peers, Study FindsAccording to a new study, children are implicitly biased towards overweight peers.
More Than Two Billion Are Obese Worldwide, Study FindsAccording to a new study, nearly a third of the globe's population is obese.
Prevent Obesity Now, Prevent Problems LaterObesity is on the rise & there's really no sign of a slowdown. There are simple ways you can take control of your waistline, starting now.
Kids With Bedtimes, Mealtimes Less Likely To Be Obese, Study FindsA new study has found that kids with set bedtimes and mealtimes are less likely to be obese, and more likely to be emotionally healthy.
Soda Tax Proposed To Help Stem Obesity EpidemicIf soda is more your thing, you may not like this too much. The nation's obesity epidemic has turned the spotlight on sugary drinks.

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