| Jul 21, 2013
| 1:28 PM
Tough love comes in many forms, and for Matthew Longs it came from a concerned grandmother who prodded him to put down the TV remote and pick up his pace.
Obesity has more than doubled in children and tripled in adolescents in the past 30 years,...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 5:12 AM
We learned last week there's a decline in the number of obese children in this country. And while the tide may be turning, it doesn't mean the fight is over.
A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows after decades on the rise, 18...
| Aug 9, 2013
On a recent doctor's visit, a compelling health video was looping in the reception room. It incorporated many of the accepted rules for achieving a healthy weight. The motivational video, tailored to the doctor's clientele, illustrated simple ways to...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 1:51 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Overweight and obese children are more likely to be diagnosed with asthma, according to a new study - and when they do have the condition, it tends to be more severe than in normal weight youth.
Researchers found that...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Dolvett Quince was well aware of America's obesity problem. After all, he's one of the trainers on NBC's weight loss reality show, "The Biggest Loser." But, until recently, he had no idea that America's bad eating habits were trickling down to its pets....
| Jul 4, 2013
| 7:08 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - High intensity workouts may curb people's appetite shortly afterward, according to a small study.
The researchers found that overweight men ate about 200 fewer calories following a vigorous workout than after rest.
| Aug 10, 2013
| 3:00 PM
It is an objective program.
You set a reasonable goal, you take the steps, and the pedometer doesn’t lie.
The 10,000 Steps program is a straightforward approach to realizing an active lifestyle, and it has caught the attention of about 30 people...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:30 AM
There are many strange elements in the current debate over illegal immigration, but none stranger than the mostly ignored role of Mexico.
Are millions of Mexican citizens still trying to cross the U.S. border illegally because there is dismal economic...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Last year, TLC invited America into the railroad-track adjacent three bedroom-one bath home of 7-year-old Alana Thompson, her mother June, her father Sugar Bear and her three teenage half-sisters located in McIntyre, Ga., population 642.
| Jul 17, 2013
| 3:15 PM
The flowing robes and abayas shrouding the people of the oil-rich United Arab Emirates can’t hide the truth of a federation-wide weight problem.
So the city of Dubai, famous for its opulent shopping centers and towering skyscrapers in the desert,...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 9:58 AM
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder says Michigan should review permit fees it charges overweight trucks that contribute to damaging the state's roads.
The Detroit Free Press reports Snyder's comments were in response to a report Sunday...