In case you needed another reason to grab your morning cup. Researchers say drinking coffee helps us burn more calories and removed stored fat.
Some cancers are rising in millennials. Obesity might be why
Cancer cases are sharply rising among younger Americans. An alarming new study sheds light on why.
How Helpful Would A Genetic Test For Obesity Risk Be?
Scientists who recently announced an experimental genetic test that can help predict obesity got immediate pushback from other researchers, who wonder
Test reveals if your child will be obese by the age of 10
Infants are most at risk of weight gain if mother had diabetes in pregnancy. Dr Vrijkotte, from Amsterdam Medical Centre, said: 'Babies can be programmed in the womb to become overweight'.
Obesity should be classified as a disease, scientists say
Top doctors argued labelling obesity as a disease could slash rates in Britain. Writing in the BMJ, they said more people may come forward for help rather than using fad diets.
CDC: 3 in 10 Minnesota adults are obese
Minnesota's adult obesity rate has climbed above 30% for the first time...
How Obesity Fuels Inactivity
More than one in three adults and one in six children in the U.S. are obese. Obesity—defined as a serious degree of overweight—is a leading cause of death, disease and disability. Although o…
Pet obesity: How to keep your furry friend the right size
Eating right and exercising isn't just for you; it's also for your pets.
What's killing Americans? 10 percent of deaths linked to obesity
The US life expectancy dropped in 2015 for the first time in 20 years. Why are Americans dying younger?
How Doctors Can Stop Stigmatizing — And Start Helping — Kids With Obesity
Kids with obesity face a host of health problems related to their weight, like high blood pressure, diabetes and joint problems. Research points to another
More severely obese kids should get surgery, MD group says
Even some severely obese preteens should be considered for weight loss surgery, according to new recommendations. The guidance issued Sunday by the American Academy of...
How a 1980 Letter Fueled the Opioid Epidemic
Nearly 40 years ago, a respected doctor wrote a letter to the New England Journal of Medicine with some very good news: Out of nearly 40,000 patients given powerful pain drugs in a Boston hospital, only...
Exercising before breakfast burns more fat, study says
Should you eat before or after exercise in the morning? The debate has raged for years. The eat-first camp says food before exercise boosts blood sugars, giving the body fuel to increase the intensity and length of a workout. It also keeps you from being fatigued or dizzy. The eat-after camp says you burn more fat if you fast before exercise.
What Doctors Need To Know About Interacting With Patients With Obesity
From Texas Standard: A group of U.S. health organizations, including the McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at
Why Facebook may fuel new mothers’ insecurity
Why Facebook may fuel new mothers' insecurity Social media can lead to comparisons, which often can be depressing, a study finds.
Mississippi, Louisiana rank in top 4 among worst adult obesity rates
Mississippi tied with West Virginia in 2018 for highest level of adult obesity in the nation, 39.5%. Louisiana ranked fourth with 36.8% of adults obese.
How Credit Cards Are Fueling Bigger Gas Savings
If you’re paying full price at the gas pump these days, you might be missing a way to fuel your household savings. That’s because many rewards credit cards offer bonus…
20 killed in huge fire at Mexican fuel pipeline
MEXICO CITY (AP) - An official says that 20 people have been killed and 54 others badly burned in a huge fire that broke out at a pipeline leaking fuel in central Mexico on Friday. Hidalgo Gov. Omar Fayad told the Milenio television network that the figures were based on initial reports. Officials believe the pipeline exploded hours after thieves drilled an illegal tap and locals tried to gather spilled fuel in buckets. The massive fire occurred in a small town in the…
How food ads could fuel childhood obesity
Obese children may be more susceptible to food advertising than healthy-weight children, a new study finds, suggesting one reason the nation's childhood obesity rate might continue to climb
How to earn DOUBLE Kroger fuel points
John Matarese has details on a great promotion at Kroger