Losing weight may need to be a priority for heavier women who are thinking about getting pregnant.
Condition Center: Obesity
Before long, weight problems may affect far more than personal health alone. That's what Maj. Gen. Allen Batschelet recently told CNN, saying that ob...
Experimenting is often how kids and teens learn. Experimenting with electronic cigarettes, however, may be risky.
Think running an extra mile will balance out that extra serving of ice cream? Weight loss might not be as easy as the math of calorie counting.
Obesity is behind a number of well-known heart health problems. In black men, it may also have a profound effect on cancer risk.
Do you believe smoking can help control your weight? If so, think again.
Exercise — it's good for more than just keeping the weight off.
The dangers of being too heavy are well-known, but does being too thin pose any risks? In fact, it could pose some risks to your mental health.
The amount of discussion these days about the best ways to be healthy can often feel more overwhelming than helpful, but some experts say it may be w...
Many weight loss programs make big promises, but how many can live up to the hype long-term? Unfortunately, probably not too many.
Controlling cancer requires multiple prevention strategies. The United States has made some notable progress in recent years, but there's still room ...
Due for a joint replacement soon? Weight loss surgery first could save you money and improve the results of your joint replacement.
Lower back pain can be irritating at best and debilitating at worse. For some, simple lifestyle changes may make a huge difference.
Obesity in older people is often blamed on poor diet or reduced metabolism. However, diet sodas, a typical replacement for high-sugar drinks, may als...
Having a healthy weight is a well-known way to help maintain good heart health, but new evidence suggests that, in women, staying slim could cut canc...
If those aching joints are a result of rheumatoid arthritis, it may be a signal to take extra care of your teeth.
A calorie is a calorie, right? Not so fast.
Health care systems might need a boost to truly conquer rising obesity rates.