The 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.
CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports for some women, the study itself has their hearts pumping.
It’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.
I’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.
Surveys show most school bus drivers are on the road to serious health problems. CBS 2′s Derrick Blakley found a local bus company that’s helping its workers slim down.
A new study out today raises some serious concerns about unborn babies and the potential for autism.
The American Cancer Society is awarding $250,000 in anti-obesity grants to help children learn to think healthy at a younger age.
The Chicago alderman behind the city’s 5-cent tax on bottled water is now setting his sights on soda drinkers.
If you are overweight, you might be at risk for specific cancer cases, but as the American Cancer Society announced Wednesday, the more common cancer groups are on the decline.
CHICAGO (CBS) — A Northwestern University researcher says the current generation of adolescents is the unhealthiest in U.S. history. As WBBM Newsradio’s Regine Schlesinger reports, Dr. Donald Lloyd-Jones of the Feinberg School of Medicine at […]
The Land of Lincoln is becoming the land of the large.
Would a $2 bottle of fattening soda have Americans drinking less and slimming down? As CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports, some doctors think a big fat soda tax is the answer.
If you’re young and religious, are you more prone to obesity by middle age? A new study by Northwestern University says yes.
Mile-for-mile, the Chicago area is chock full of couch potatoes.
As Americans collectively fight the battle of the bulge and the ever-expanding national waistline, more and more people who have reached potentially dangerous weights are turning to surgery as a means to shed excess pounds.