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U.S. Kids Getting Fewer Daily Calories From Fast Food March 30, 2015

But one-third still eating it every day, study finds

Processed Foods the Biggest Chunk of Calories in U.S. Groceries: Study March 30, 2015

These items tend to have more fat, sugar and salt than unprocessed foods, researchers say

Weight-Loss Surgery Might Reduce Serious Asthma Flare-Ups March 27, 2015

Emergency visits, hospitalizations for airway disease dropped by half after procedure, study finds

3 Drinks Per Day May Raise Liver Cancer Risk, But Coffee Lowers It March 26, 2015

Expert panel looked at data on over 8 million people to come up with risk factors for the disease

Obesity, Smoking, Drinking, Depression: All Linked to Low Back Pain March 25, 2015

Researchers say that modifying these factors might help ease condition

Why Insulin Resistance May Be More Common in Men March 23, 2015

Researchers say a protein in muscle might be culprit behind type 2 diabetes gender gap

Chef's Input Helps Make School Meals Healthier, Study Finds March 23, 2015

Students chose more veggies, fruits after cafeterias got professional consultation

Blood Fats Hold Vitamin E Captive, Study Shows March 20, 2015

Less than one-third of antioxidant makes it to where it's needed

L.A. Law Curbing Fast Food Didn't Cut Obesity Rates: Study March 19, 2015

Most eateries in targeted neighborhoods were too small to be affected by zoning law, researcher says

2 Factors Greatly Boost New Moms' Odds of Type 2 Diabetes March 19, 2015

Gestational diabetes, followed by weight gain after delivery significantly raise the risk, study finds

Kids' Bad Diets May Mean Worse Health as Adults March 17, 2015

Cholesterol levels, weight results troubling for many children, study finds

Diet Sodas Linked to Widening Waistlines in Seniors: Study March 17, 2015

But it's not clear whether the noncaloric drinks are a direct cause, experts say

Obesity Raises Women's Cancer Risk by 40 Percent, Study Finds March 17, 2015

British researchers stress that losing excess weight lowers the odds again, however

Tackling Obesity May Ease a Dangerous Irregular Heartbeat March 16, 2015

Keeping the weight off over time was key to curbing atrial fibrillation, study found

Pregnancy Weight Has Lasting Effect on Child, Study Finds March 13, 2015

Kids of obese moms more likely to be too heavy themselves

U.S. Doctors, CDC Join Forces in New Diabetes Prevention Effort March 12, 2015

Getting the millions of Americans at risk for type 2 tested is the first step, experts say

Many Women Gain Too Much Weight While Pregnant, Study Finds March 11, 2015

This increases risks for baby and mother, experts say

Depression May Worsen Problem of Obesity Among the Poor March 10, 2015

Study found link between mental disorder, unhealthy nutritional choices in this high-risk population

Nuts Linked to Better Heart Health for Teens March 06, 2015

Three small handfuls a week lowered risk factors in study, but few kids eat enough

Could the 'Love Hormone' Be a Weight-Loss Aid for Men? March 06, 2015

In small study, oxytocin tied to reduced food intake

Erratic Sleep May Make Teens Hungrier March 05, 2015

Researcher says findings provide insight into obesity in young people

Just a Half Hour of Lost Sleep Linked Weight Gain March 05, 2015

And that sleep shortage may have implications for diabetes, study says

Minorities More Likely to Gain Weight in Childhood, Report Shows March 05, 2015

Puts them at greater risk for being overweight, obese adults than whites, researcher says

Healthy Living in Middle Age Keeps Heart Failure at Bay Decades Later March 05, 2015

Avoid obesity, hypertension, diabetes and you may live up to 13 more years without the illness, study finds

Fried Foods Tied to Raised Heart Failure Risk March 03, 2015

Eaten regularly, they might boost chances as much as 68 percent, study finds

Very Obese Kids May Face Higher Heart Risks Than Thought March 02, 2015

Study found half had high blood pressure, half had high cholesterol and 15 percent were diabetic

Good Supermarkets in Poor Areas May Not Prompt Better Eating February 26, 2015

Study found no change in availability of healthy foods for children in low-income homes

Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Some Pregnancy Complications, Raise Others February 25, 2015

Study finds gestational diabetes less likely, but smaller infants more common

Health Tip: Maintaining Healthy Habits February 24, 2015

Suggestions to keep weight off

Low Levels of Vitamin D Linked to Type 2 Diabetes Risk February 23, 2015

Association was found even when people weren't overweight, researchers said

Studies Find More Genetic Links to Obesity February 11, 2015

More than 100 locations in DNA associated with excess weight

Residential Treatment Program Helps Obese Kids Lose Weight, Study Finds February 09, 2015

Treatment also boosted blood vessel health, but therapy is costly and long-term results are unknown

Less Commonly Used Obesity Surgery Tied to More Weight Loss February 05, 2015

But study finds so-called 'duodenal switch' procedure also linked to more complications

Toddler Snacks, Meals Have Lots of Salt and Sugar: Study February 02, 2015

Most toddler dinners were high in sodium, and infant snacks had added sugar

Menu Calorie Counts May Mean Less Fattening Meals for Kids January 26, 2015

Study suggests certain calorie information might also prompt parents to encourage more exercise

With Healthy Foods, Taste Matters, Researchers Say January 23, 2015

Study finds that people ignored nutritional information if they thought yogurt didn't taste good

Experts See Place for Weight-Loss Drugs in Obesity Treatment January 20, 2015

But diet and exercise are also key tools, according to new Endocrine Society guidelines

Want to Get Healthy? Get Your Partner Involved January 19, 2015

New research finds lifestyle changes are more successful when couples do it together

Pizza Takes a Slice Out of Kids' Health, Study Finds January 19, 2015

Children, teens consume more calories, fat and salt on days they eat this American staple

Smoking, Obesity: Weighing the Financial Toll January 16, 2015

Costly not only to the patient but society as a whole, experts say

Unhealthy Insulin Levels May Boost Breast Cancer Risk January 15, 2015

Study of postmenopausal women suggested hormone levels mattered more than excess weight

When Women Think Men Prefer Bigger Gals, They're Happier With Their Weight January 15, 2015

Study found a link between men's reported views on female bodies and a woman's own body image

Lack of Exercise More Deadly Than Obesity, Study Suggests January 14, 2015

Just a 20-minute brisk walk each day can lower odds of early death, researchers add

ADHD Drug Might Help Treat Binge-Eating Disorder, Study Suggests January 14, 2015

But therapy is preferable to medication, one expert says

FDA Approves New Device to Treat Obesity January 14, 2015

It sends electrical signals to nerves near the stomach to make a person feel full

Stimulation Device Approved to Treat Obesity January 14, 2015

Targets nerve between brain and stomach that regulates hunger

For Pastors, It's Easy to Pack on the Pounds January 14, 2015

Stress, long hours and low pay are a challenge to clergy members, study finds

Health Tip: Trimming Calories From Your Dinner Plate January 13, 2015

Steam veggies instead of drowning them in butter

Head Start Program Might Help Fight Childhood Obesity: Study January 12, 2015

Preschoolers' weight loss attributed to emphasis on nutrition, exercise and structure

Cooler Temps May Boost Calorie-Burning 'Brown Fat,' Mouse Study Suggests January 08, 2015

Human trials are needed, but study offers clues to potential method of weight control

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