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How Foods Labeled 'Healthy' Can Still Make You Fat October 18, 2017

Those that contain high amounts of sugar trigger snacking later, study finds

Weight-Loss Surgery May Curb Risk for Certain Cancers October 17, 2017

Endometrial and breast tumors were less likely among obese women who had the procedure

A-Fib Hits Men Earlier Than Women October 16, 2017

Excess weight also ups risk for the heart rhythm disorder, study says

Nearly 4 in 10 U.S. Adults Now Obese October 13, 2017

CDC stats show growing epidemic that means more illness and health care costs, health experts say

3 Factors That Could Raise Your Risk of Bloodstream Infection October 11, 2017

Obesity appears to be the biggest threat

Childhood Obesity Up Worldwide Almost 10-Fold Over 4 Decades October 11, 2017

United States is 15th out of 200 countries studied

Too Much Sugar Can Harm Livers of Even Healthy Men October 06, 2017

Study found an unhealthy buildup of fat in the vital organ when men switched to high-sugar diet

Working Night Shifts May Widen Your Waistline October 04, 2017

Disturbing normal sleep patterns is the main culprit, nutritionists say

Obesity Linked to 13 Types of Cancer October 03, 2017

Losing weight might lower the risk, researchers say

High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy May Boost Child's Obesity Risk September 27, 2017

Even high readings in the last trimester linked to greater odds, study found

U.S. Pays a Hefty Price for Obesity September 26, 2017

Lifetime costs add up for diseases, lost productivity, study finds

One Weight-Loss Surgery Shows Lasting Results September 21, 2017

Patients 77 pounds slimmer on average 12 years after gastric bypass, study finds

As Men's Weight Rises, Sperm Health May Fall September 20, 2017

But shedding pounds may bring them back to normal, researcher says

Weight-Loss Surgery May Leave Some Anemic September 20, 2017

It's a common problem, but one easily solved with long-term follow-up

Obesity Rates Have Stopped Rising for Young Americans September 19, 2017

But progress is fragile and rates still too high, report authors say

Even Teens Can Suffer Organ Damage From High Blood Pressure September 18, 2017

Study spots warning signs in kids with readings in the normal range

Skin Patch Shrinks 'Love Handles' -- in Mice September 15, 2017

Discovery might help treat obesity and diabetes, researchers say

Health Tip: Overcoming the Obesity Epidemic September 15, 2017

How communities can promote physical activity

Smoking, Poor Diet Lead Global Death Causes September 15, 2017

But disease study of 195 areas also finds some hopeful signs with many people living longer

Widening Waistlines May Raise Women's Cancer Risk September 12, 2017

Belly fat after menopause may boost risk of lung, gastrointestinal cancers, researchers report

'Healthy' Obese Still Face Higher Heart Risks September 11, 2017

Higher odds detected, even without diabetes or high blood pressure, study finds

Uptick in U.S. Stroke Deaths Sets Off Alarms: CDC September 06, 2017

High rates of obesity and diabetes are a major culprit, researchers say

Health Tip: Diet and Activity May Help Prevent Cancer September 04, 2017

Here's what you can do

Science Weighs in On How Fat Raises Cancer Risk September 01, 2017

There's cellular 'crosstalk' between fat and tumors that may spur tumor growth, research shows

Brain Scans Offer Clues to Why Some Teens Pile on Pounds August 31, 2017

Imaging showed less activity in the areas responsible for reining in impulses

U.S. Obesity Rate Holding Steady, but Still High August 31, 2017

In 25 states adult rates exceeded 30 percent this year, report notes

Eating Feeds 'Feel Good' Hormones in the Brain August 31, 2017

Overstimulation of this system could play a role in obesity, researchers say

'Fat But Fit' a Myth? August 14, 2017

Extra weight linked to extra risk, even if blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol all normal

When Stress Hormone Falters, Your Health May Suffer August 11, 2017

Study suggests lack of variation in cortisol levels could be linked to ills like inflammation, cancer

Obesity Slows Recovery for Heart Surgery Patients: Study August 10, 2017

They're four times more likely to need more time in intensive care, three times more likely to be readmitted

Health Tip: Childhood Obesity Can Trigger Adult Problems August 09, 2017

Here's how you can help prevent them

Does Less Sleep Make You Less Healthy? August 04, 2017

Adults who logged only 6 hours a night had wider waists, study found

Doctors Who 'Fat-Shame' Patients Can Cause Real Harm August 03, 2017

Many patients respond by avoiding needed care, psychologists warn

Breast-Feeding Lowers Mom's Breast Cancer Risk: Study August 01, 2017

It also reduces the child's future cancer risk, cancer institute reports

Women Who Gain Weight Between Babies at Higher Risk for Diabetes August 01, 2017

Danger is greatest for women whose weight was normal before they got pregnant, study finds

Don't Put Off Weight-Loss Surgery Till You're Heavier July 26, 2017

Best results seen for those with pre-op BMI of less than 40, study says

Obese Don't Have to Lose Weight Before Joint Replacement: Study July 24, 2017

It's ideal to drop pounds first, but the procedure's benefits may outweigh risk if you can't

Obesity in Teen Years Tied to Colon Cancer Risk in Adulthood July 24, 2017

Concerns are growing about weight's impact on development of chronic disease, researchers say

Here's Why a Soda With That Burger Is Especially Fattening July 21, 2017

High-sugar drinks combined with protein triggers extra fat storage by body, study finds

Targeting 9 Risk Factors Could Prevent 1 in 3 Dementia Cases: Study July 20, 2017

Reducing mid-life hearing loss might make the biggest difference

As Your Weight Creeps Up, So Does Your Risk of Heart Failure July 19, 2017

But losing a few pounds might help decrease the damage, cardiologist suggests

More Evidence That Midlife Weight Gain Harms Your Health July 18, 2017

Risk of diabetes, heart disease rises when waistlines widen slowly, study finds

Big Baby, Heavier Kid? July 17, 2017

Study suggests these infants could benefit from early interventions to avoid obesity in childhood

Are Big Men More Prone to Aggressive Prostate Cancer? July 13, 2017

Study found taller, heavier males were more likely to get it, die from it

Walking Rates Are Key to a Country's Obesity Levels July 12, 2017

As steps declined, national waistlines expanded, global study shows

Exercise Can Keep Obese Seniors on the Go July 06, 2017

Study ties physical activity to ability to perform everyday tasks

Heavy Teens May Be Setting Themselves Up for a Stroke June 28, 2017

But kids who lose weight by age 20 can cut their chances, study suggests

Community Intervention May Aid Fight Against Childhood Obesity June 28, 2017

Harvard study finds small successes in two Massachusetts-based programs

Higher Pregnancy Weight Tied to Raised Odds for Birth Defects June 15, 2017

But researchers say absolute risk is low

Are You at Risk for Metabolic Syndrome? June 15, 2017

Protect yourself from 'pre-diabetes'

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