More Evidence Shows People With Obesity Should Get COVID VaccineA CDC study of more than 70,000 hospitalized COVID patients from March to December finds 50.8% were obese and 28.3% were overweight.
FIU's Dr. Aileen Marty On New Studies Suggesting COVID-19 Is Aerosolized And The Obesity FactorWe know COVID-19 is highly contagious, but there are some new studies that have found evidence the virus can remain suspended in the air in aerosol particles, according to Dr. Aileen Marty, infectious disease specialist at Florida International University.
Foods May Soon Come With Activity Labels In New Push To Cut Down On ObesityYour favorite foods may soon come with activity labels in a new push to cut down on obesity.
Americans Weigh More This Decade, But Fewer Adults Want To Lose WeightAmericans weigh more this decade than they did last decade, but fewer adults say they want to lose weight.
Florida Tips Scale On Low Side When It Comes To ObesityWhen it comes to the number of people who are obese in the state, Florida tips the scale to the low side.
Scientists Accidentally Create Treatment That May Stop ObesityA failed experiment may have accidentally created a new treatment that could allow humans to eat whatever they want without gaining weight.
Initiative Targets Obesity In FloridaWho says doctors and insurers are at odds?
Obese Tourists Crippling Donkeys On Greek Island, Activists ClaimActivists with "Help the Santorini Donkeys" told multiple news outlets in the United Kingdom that overweight tourists are crippling donkeys.
Is Your Workplace Making You Fat?A new federal government survey found that about one-quarter of Americans "acquire" nearly 1,300 calories at work every week.
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.
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.