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.
Bus Company Enticing Employees To Slim DownSurveys 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.
Study Finds Autism Could Be Linked To Obesity During PregnancyA new study out today raises some serious concerns about unborn babies and the potential for autism.
American Cancer Society Awards $250,000 To Fight ObesityThe American Cancer Society is awarding $250,000 in anti-obesity grants to help children learn to think healthy at a younger age.
Alderman Calls For Higher Tax On Soft DrinksThe Chicago alderman behind the city's 5-cent tax on bottled water is now setting his sights on soda drinkers.
Fewer Deaths From Cancer, But Obesity Increases RiskIf 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.
Doctor: 'Future Is Bleak' For Generation Of Unhealthy Teens