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If You're Craving Cookies, You Might Just Be BoredApril 29, 2016

Dull times lead to unhealthy choices, including chips, sweets and fast food, studies find

Psoriasis Tied to Obesity, Type 2 DiabetesApril 27, 2016

A genetic link is one theory for the possible association, researchers say

Mom's Pre-Pregnancy Weight May Help Predict Child's SizeApril 27, 2016

Study also found six months of breast-feeding offered protection against excess pounds in child

Rates of Severe Obesity Among U.S. Kids Still Rising: StudyApril 26, 2016

Treatment for these 4.5 million children is urgently needed, researcher says

Nagging Your Kids About Weight Might BackfireApril 21, 2016

Children added pounds if parents thought they were heavy, research suggests

Does Exercise Help or Hinder Your Diet?April 13, 2016

Research shows a workout dulls the appetite, at least temporarily

Underweight or Obese Women Who Drink and Smoke May Have Higher Asthma RiskApril 09, 2016

Link was less pronounced in men, research finds

Mom's Obesity, Diabetes May Spur Fetus to Grow Too FastApril 08, 2016

Finding suggests doctors might want to screen at-risk women sooner

The Health Risks Posed by Mindless MunchingApril 06, 2016

Being more aware of your food might help improve cholesterol and blood sugar levels, study suggests

Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Control Type 2 Diabetes in Long RunApril 04, 2016

After 5 years, more patients in surgery group had lower blood sugar than in medication-only group

'Paleo' Diet May Help Older Women's Hearts, WaistlinesApril 04, 2016

Trendy eating plan may cut cholesterol, disease risks in postmenopausal women, Swedish research suggests

Non-Surgical Procedure May Be New Weight-Loss ToolApril 04, 2016

In preliminary study, 'bariatric artery embolization' shows some promise

Obese People Trying to Shed Pounds Often Go Up and DownApril 01, 2016

But those who lose more weight are better at keeping it off over time, researchers say

More of World's People Are Now Obese Than UnderweightApril 01, 2016

However, study finds many people in parts of Asia and Africa still weigh too little

Antibiotics Don't Boost Baby's Weight: StudyMarch 22, 2016

Contrary to what happens in animals, infection-fighting drugs won't cause excess pounds, researchers say

Many Men Have Body Image Issues, TooMarch 18, 2016

Study finds appearance, weight, muscle tone often affect how guys feel about themselves

Could Growing Up Poor Raise Obesity Risks Later?March 18, 2016

Kids raised in low-income neighborhoods were more likely to put on weight as adults, study found

Biking or Walking to Work Helps Keep You FitMarch 17, 2016

Middle-aged folks who had an 'active' commute weighed less than their driving peers

School Breakfast Programs Vital, Even if Some Kids Also Eat at HomeMarch 17, 2016

Skipping the morning meal was tied to higher weight in study of middle schoolers

Obesity Linked to Higher Asthma Risk in WomenMarch 16, 2016

Experts don't know why, or if losing weight would improve the airway disease

School-Based 'Overweight Warnings' May Not Keep Girls SlimMarch 14, 2016

NYC study found no effect for students at or near the cutoff for being overweight

Obese Women on Birth Control Pills May Face Higher Risk of Rare StrokeMarch 14, 2016

But, overall risk is still low, experts say

If Younger Sibling Arrives Before 1st Grade, Kids Less Likely to Be Obese: StudyMarch 11, 2016

But children who didn't have a younger sibling by first grade much more likely to be obese

Half of Americans' Calories Come From 'Ultra-Processed' FoodsMarch 10, 2016

They contain most of the added sugar in the U.S. diet, researchers add

Short Men, Heavy Women at Lifelong Disadvantage?March 09, 2016

Genetics of height and weight may shrink earnings, study contends, but other experts skeptical of the findings

Body Fat May Be Bigger Health Danger Than Body SizeMarch 07, 2016

Study finds fat levels a better indicator of early death than commonly used BMI measure

Consistent Self-Weighing Might Give Your Diet a BoostMarch 04, 2016

Study suggests routinely checking weight enhanced dieters' confidence to resist food temptations

Small Weight Loss Yields Large Rewards, Study FindsFebruary 22, 2016

5 percent reduction benefited health of obese adults

Obesity Can Send Kids' Blood Pressure Soaring: StudyFebruary 19, 2016

Losing weight can bring it back in line, expert says

How to Keep Your New Year's Exercise Mojo All Year LongFebruary 15, 2016

Set realistic goals, be consistent and understand you're in it for the long haul, expert says

Lots of Fish in Pregnancy Tied to Higher Obesity Risk in KidsFebruary 15, 2016

Study couldn't determine what's causing the link, but certain toxins, such as mercury, may be to blame

New Type of Weight-Loss Surgery May Be Less Risky, CheaperFebruary 15, 2016

But, at least one expert isn't sure about long-term success of procedure

Reliable Weight-Loss Programs May Be Hard to Find: StudyFebruary 12, 2016

Most sampled from one geographic area didn't meet 5 key standards, researchers say

Varied Diets May Not Curb Childhood Obesity, Study SuggestsFebruary 11, 2016

Kids given more food diversity might be heavier, researchers find

Weight-Loss Surgery May Lengthen Older People's Lives: StudyFebruary 10, 2016

But those under 35, and especially women, may not reap as much benefit

Vacation Weight Gain Can Lead to 'Creeping Obesity,' Study FindsFebruary 07, 2016

Watch alcohol intake and weigh yourself before and after vacation, researcher suggests

NFL Linemen Keep Growing, Putting Their Health at Risk, Experts SayFebruary 05, 2016

Some players are topping out at 400 pounds -- and more

ADHD Tied to Obesity Risk for Girls, Study ContendsFebruary 04, 2016

Impulsiveness, eating disorders may help explain possible link, researcher says

Weight Loss Starting at Midlife Tied to Later Dementia Risk in StudyFebruary 01, 2016

Researchers find connection, but can't say losing pounds plays a causal role

'Til Weight Loss Do Us Part?January 29, 2016

Spouses should be consulted before obesity surgery, researchers suggest

Study Confirms Eating Disorders' Deadly TollJanuary 29, 2016

Those with anorexia 5 times more at risk of early death; bulimia also increases the risk, researchers say

Eating Certain Fruits, Veggies May Help a Bit With Weight ControlJanuary 28, 2016

Study found those who ate apples, pears, berries, peppers had better weight management in long run

Supermarkets Nearby May Help Kids Lose Some Weight: StudyJanuary 21, 2016

Coaching on healthy food choices is a plus, too, experts say

Most U.S. Restaurant Meals Exceed Recommended Calories: StudyJanuary 20, 2016

American, Chinese and Italian meals average around 1,500 calories, researchers say

Could Reducing Your Stress Levels Help You Lose Weight?January 14, 2016

Lab study sheds light on how chronic stress may make it harder to burn off body fat

Obesity Surgery Patients May Often Have Mental Health DisordersJanuary 12, 2016

But mood conditions don't seem to hinder post-op weight loss, study says

Heavy Waiters, Waitresses May Prompt Bigger Orders: StudyJanuary 12, 2016

Server's size found to influence dessert and alcohol choices

Sugary Drinks Tied to Increase in Deep Belly FatJanuary 11, 2016

And that type of fat associated with risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, researchers report

Early Weight Loss With Parkinson's May Be a Red FlagJanuary 11, 2016

Researchers suspect this could indicate worse form of disease

New U.S. Dietary Guidelines: Limit Sugar and Salt, Boost Fruit and Veggie IntakeJanuary 07, 2016

Recommendations, revised every 5 years, designed to promote healthier lifestyles

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