Who Has The Nation's Best Health Care? Study Reveals State RankingsThe non-profit health care advocacy group, The Commonwealth Fund, released a state-by-state scorecard on May 3 which looks at each state's ability to deliver medical care to its residents.
CDC: 40 Percent Of U.S. Cancer Cases Linked To Being OverweightAccording to the CDC, at least 13 different types of cancer have been linked to being overweight or obese.
Loneliness, Social Isolation A Bigger Health Issue Than Obesity, Study SaysResearchers say people with a greater social connection cut their risk of premature death in half.
Getting Less Than 7 Hours Of Sleep May Lead To Obesity, Study FindsPeople who consistently get less than seven hours of sleep per night are more likely to be obese, a new study finds.
Kids With Bedtimes, Mealtimes Less Likely To Be Obese, Study FindsA new study has found that kids with set bedtimes and mealtimes are less likely to be obese, and more likely to be emotionally healthy.
Fewer Heavy Americans Are Trying To Lose Weight, Study FindsFewer overweight Americans have been trying to lose weight in recent years, and researchers wonder if fat acceptance could be among the reasons.
Study: 29 Percent Of Illinois Residents Are ObeseA new state-by-state study has found Illinois just about in the middle of the pack when it comes to the percentage of the population that's obese.
Is A College Diploma Worth It? You Are Less Likely To Be FatIs a college diploma worth all that money? It is if you want to reduce your risk of becoming obese.
AMA Officially Classifies Obesity As A DiseaseThe AMA’s move means 90 million Americans who are considered obese now are classified as having a medical condition that requires treatment. It also puts more pressure on insurance companies to cover the costs of treatment for obesity.
Study: Today's Women Larger Because They Don't Do As Much HouseworkCBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports for some women, the study itself has their hearts pumping.
Wisconsin TV Anchor Fights Back Against Criticism Of Her WeightIt's the viral video that has everyone talking. A TV news anchor in La Crosse, Wis., turned a hateful letter into something positive for her and millions of other women.
Walter's Perspective: Bloomberg Right About Big SodasI'm not big on hot weather, but one good thing about it is the big bellies I see on the beach that remind me to be careful about what I eat, because being overweight causes heart disease.