Who Has The Nation's Best Health Care? Study Reveals State RankingsThe non-profit health care advocacy group, The Commonwealth Fund, released a state-by-state scorecard on May 3 which looks at each state's ability to deliver medical care to its residents.
Obesity Linked To Greater Risk Of Cancer In Young AdultsObesity is increasing young adults' risk of getting 13 different cancers and the evidence is overwhelming.
More Than Half Of US Children Will Be Obese By 35, Study Says More than half of American children will become obese by the age of 35 if current trends continue.
Diabetes, Obesity Responsible For Rising Cancer Rates, Study FindsA first of its kind study suggests the world needs to lose weight to prevent cancer.
What Sets Apart The 'Biggest Losers' Who Keep Off The WeightAfter competing in "The Biggest Loser," many of the reality-show contestants have reluctantly regained the weight they sought to lose through extreme dieting and exercise.
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.