Obesity

Being the oldest woman in a chain of siblings may be linked to heavier weight, according to new research. (File photo. Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Study: Firstborn Women More Likely To Be Overweight

Being the oldest woman in a chain of siblings may be linked to heavier weight, according to new research.

08/27/2015

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National Survey: Adults Still Aren’t Eating Their Fruits And Veggies

Most U.S. adults still aren’t eating nearly enough fruits and vegetables.

07/09/2015

Jean Nidetch

Weight Watchers Founder Jean Nidetch Dies At Age 91

Jean Nidetch was a New York housewife who tackled her own obesity, then shared her guiding principles with others in meetings that became known as Weight Watchers.

04/29/2015

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Study: Exercise Won’t Fix Obesity Epidemic

Exercise will not cure the obesity epidemic, three researchers say in a new study.

04/26/2015

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Study: Daylight Saving Time Hard For Unhealthy People

The transition to daylight saving time may be harder for unhealthy people, a new study finds.

03/09/2015

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New Research Shows More Genetic Links To Obesity

ATLANTA (CBS ATLANTA) — New research suggests that diet and exercise are not the only leading roles in obesity, as a new study supports the notion that there are more genetic links to obesity than previously […]

02/13/2015

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Study: American Kids Eat Too Much Pizza

Researchers found that pizza contributes a large source of calories, saturated fat, and salt in children’s diets.

02/09/2015

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Study: Lack Of Exercise Causes Twice As Many Deaths As Obesity

Lack of exercise may cause twice as many deaths as obesity, a new study finds.

01/15/2015

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Study: More Than Half Of Poison Control Calls Regarding Energy Drinks Involve Children 6 Or Younger

There’s a growing concern that high-caffeine energy drinks are making their way into the wrong hands.

11/19/2014

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Study: Action-Packed TV Might Make You Snack More

Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That’s the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced television than viewing a more leisurely paced talk show.

09/10/2014

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