Latest Overweight Stories
Maybe the numbers on the scale aren't alarming, but that doesn't mean that healthy-weight children get a pass on exercising, according to a new University of Illinois study published in Pediatrics.
Obesity is associated with longer hospital stays and higher costs in total knee replacement (TKR) patients, independent of whether or not the patient has an obesity-related disease or condition (comorbidity).
Obesity Education Network Provides Tools to Help Physicians Assess and Manage Patients Who are Overweight or Obese WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc.
ROSEMONT, Ill., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Obesity is associated with longer hospital stays and higher costs in
A new study from the University of Houston Department of Health and Human Performance (HHP) finds childhood poverty reaches into the lives of white, Hispanic and African-American young adult women, contributing to their propensity to be overweight and obese.
Parents, forget the comfort food!
Being obese at age 25 increases risk for serious weight problems over 35 years of age.
The home is an important microenvironment in models of obesity and can trigger behaviors both positively and negatively associated with weight status.
The nonprofit Children’s Obesity Fund is pleased to fund scholarships for 10 at-risk teen girls to participate in fitsmi online weight management coaching.
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