Liver disease that can be seen in alcoholics is now being seen in children, but it’s not from alcohol.
Obesity can increase a person’s chances for heart disease, diabetes and premature death.
Do calorie counts influence your choice of food?
The nation’s largest medical group has just recognized obesity as a disease.
Could the key to weight loss be in the brain? That’s what drug makers are banking on with the FDA approval of new drugs designed to make you think you’re full.
Chris Moore was joined by the Professor and Chair of Environmental Health Sciences at UCLA and former CDC Atlanta employee Richard Joseph Jackson on Sunday.
Yoga instructor Erin Bosniak shares tips on how to keep kids happy, healthy, and full of energy through those challenging winter months and the rest of the year.
Pennsylvania is on target to become the fattest state in the nation, if not the world. What is causing the obesity rates to soar, and how can we start to make healthier choices?
Is plastic fattening? There may be a link at least to BPA, short for bisphenol A, a chemical found in plastic bottles, metal can linings and on paper receipts.
Is your sleepiness because you’re not getting sleep? Recent studies say not necessarily. Mood and obesity may be bigger reasons.
So, you’ve made your New Year’s resolutions and you’ve been sticking to it: eating right, exercising regularly. But your weight hasn’t budged. What gives? Well, maybe it’s your sleep.
According to a new report by the Trust for America’s Health, Pennsylvania is among those states ranked highest in obesity. Out of 50 states and the District of Columbia, Pennsylvania ranks as 19th on the list of the most obese states.
KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to the author of a study that says the rising obesity level in the U.S. corresponds to the rise of automobile use.
Arizona is considering a $50 tax on the obese and smokers in attempt to release strain on the cash-strapped Medicaid program.
If you’ve tried to get your weight under control, but it’s just not working, try paying more attention to sleep and stress. A study in the “International Journal of Obesity” says these can be predictors of weight loss.