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3 Steps to Lower a Woman's Risk of Premature Birth August 30, 2016

Study finds there's lots mothers-to-be can do to help ensure they deliver at full-term

Excess Weight Tied to Higher Risk for Many Cancers, Experts Say August 24, 2016

International committee finds thinner folks less likely to develop variety of malignancies

Teen Student-Athletes Often Unfit, Overweight August 22, 2016

Philadelphia study found 15 percent who underwent physical exams also had high blood pressure

To Keep Teens Slim, Focus on Health not Weight August 22, 2016

New American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines cover preventing obesity and eating disorders

Women's Cancer Risk Rises With Years Spent Overweight August 16, 2016

Study found odds for 4 types rose 10 percent for every decade of obesity

Cancer Survivors More Prone to Obesity, Study Finds August 12, 2016

Risk appears to be particularly high for people who had breast or colon cancer

Obesity May Be Bad for the Brain, Too August 10, 2016

Study found 10-year difference in amount of white matter between obese and lean people

Sugary, High-Fat Western Diet Tied to Denser Breast Tissue August 08, 2016

Previous research has linked higher density to increased risk of breast cancer

Half of U.S. Women Weigh Too Much Before Getting Pregnant August 05, 2016

Excess weight puts mom and baby at risk, ob-gyn expert says

Average American 15 Pounds Heavier Than 20 Years Ago August 03, 2016

Growing wider but not taller, research shows

Fat May Not Hike Heart Attack Risk: Study August 01, 2016

But it does raise diabetes risk, research with twins found

Order Lunch Early, Lose Weight Later? August 01, 2016

Study found those who picked their meal an hour or more before eating it chose lower-calorie fare

Weight-Loss Surgery Doesn't Boost Bone Health: Study July 29, 2016

Increased risk for fractures remained after procedure

Alcohol, Obesity Could Raise Esophageal Cancer Risk July 28, 2016

A third of cases would vanish if people stayed trim and didn't drink, cancer experts say

Exercise May Keep Diabetes in Check During Pregnancy July 27, 2016

Short walks and some strength training each week made a difference for obese women, researchers say

Menopause: Not All Hot Flashes Are Created Equal July 22, 2016

Weight, race, education and lifestyle all affect timing, duration of symptoms, research indicates

New Drug May Treat Rare Obesity Disorder Causing Constant Hunger July 20, 2016

It's also being studied as possible treatment for other genetic causes of obesity

Cutting Down on Sweets Can Help Kids' Hearts July 19, 2016

Risk factors improved after just 10 days of sugar restriction, study finds

College Linemen Larger Than Ever, Study Finds July 19, 2016

These athletes will need help adopting healthy lifestyles after their careers end, researcher says

Obese Teens Take Weight-Loss Surgery in Stride July 18, 2016

Procedure led to better walking, eased pain and improved heart rate, study shows

Obamacare Paying Off With Improved Health Care: Report July 15, 2016

But gains between 2011 and 2014 were often small, especially in poor communities

Heavy Moms Likelier to Pile Food on Kids' Plates: Study July 15, 2016

Researcher suggests parents serve normal portions and let kids ask for more if they don't feel full

Health Before a Stroke Is Big Predictor of Second Attack July 14, 2016

Getting hypertension, cholesterol under control could be key to avoiding later dementia, too, study finds

Normal Weight May Not Protect Against Diabetes July 14, 2016

Rising rates of prediabetes detected in slimmer Americans, study finds

Early Bedtime for Preschoolers, Healthier Weight Later? July 14, 2016

Getting shuteye by 8 p.m. appeared linked with lower obesity risk as teens, researchers say

Weight Loss Might Reduce Cancer Risk: Study July 14, 2016

Corresponding drop seen in proteins that promote tumor growth

Obesity More Deadly for Men Than Women: Study July 14, 2016

Losing even a little weight could cut the risk, researchers say

Rising Blood Sugar Hitting More Obese Adults July 13, 2016

To curb diabetes, researchers urge serious weight-loss efforts

Drink Water, Stay Slimmer? July 12, 2016

Well-hydrated adults weigh less, study finds

Health Tip: Measure Your Waist Circumference July 12, 2016

And know the risks of excess belly fat

Obese Preschoolers More Likely to Be Hospitalized July 08, 2016

Study also found health care costs about 60 percent higher for these kids

Extra Weight Probably Doesn't Keep You Warm July 06, 2016

Experiments in mice find fat less important than fur in preventing heat loss

Modern Lifestyle Primary Culprit for Obesity Epidemic: Study July 05, 2016

Even people with lower genetic risk were affected as decades passed

Is U.S. Government Subsidizing Fattening Foods? July 05, 2016

Study found Americans who ate the most grains, dairy and livestock products had more health issues

Study Cites the Fats That Could Shorten Your Life July 05, 2016

High levels of animal-based saturated fats were tied to earlier death, unsaturated fats seem healthier

Now Pasta Is Good for Your Diet? July 05, 2016

Researchers link this Italian staple with lower BMI

Family Key to Helping Teens Avoid Obesity July 01, 2016

Good relationship with parents, especially between fathers and sons, fosters healthy habits, study finds

Uncle Sam Wants You ... Slimmer June 30, 2016

Obesity affects 1 in 5 military members, study finds

Health Tip: Identifying Problem Eating June 17, 2016

Unhealthy habits can trigger weight gain

Teen Obesity May Mean Liver Disease Later June 16, 2016

Study found risk increased as weight went up

Heart Disease Down Among Over-40 Americans June 15, 2016

Better control of risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure likely behind the change

FDA Approves New Weight-Loss Device June 14, 2016

Surgically implanted port allows obese patients to drain some contents from stomach after meal

5 Diet Drugs: Which Ones Work? June 14, 2016

Side effects are one consideration, study says

Antibiotics May Blunt Breast-Feeding's Benefits June 13, 2016

Infants given the drugs were prone to infections and obesity in childhood, researchers say

Parents: Stay Mum on Daughter's Weight June 08, 2016

Girls who hear comments on size more likely to be overweight as adults, study finds

Do Big Bottles Kickstart Infant Weight Issues? June 07, 2016

Smaller baby bottles might help prevent early obesity in formula-fed infants, study suggests

Obesity Rates Rising Among Women: CDC June 07, 2016

Though a major health concern, little has changed, expert says

Pop Stars Often Hawk Unhealthy Foods to Kids: Study June 06, 2016

Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake and others endorse sugary, less healthy fare, researchers say

Weight-Loss Surgery May Boost Survival June 03, 2016

Overall death risk dropped 57 percent, study says

Severe Obesity May Boost Infection Risk After Heart Surgery June 01, 2016

Excess weight also linked to extended hospital stays, study finds

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