Kicking your diet to the curb? OK…

Focus on health at every size—not your weight or BMI, dietitian says.

May 18, 2017 3

Is this enzyme making you fat?

When researchers inhibited the substance in mice, they gained 40 percent less weight than 'control' mice.

May 11, 2017 1

Knee surgery success not determined by weight

Results are similar after procedure to repair meniscus in normal, overweight and obese people.

April 5, 2017 0

Another obesity downside: higher esophageal cancer risk

Research shows association with increased odds for stomach cancer as well.

March 24, 2017 0

Comfort counts

A new device could make scanning procedures better for radiology technicians and patients of size.

November 13, 2016 5

Researchers suspect cancer, obesity link

People who stay slim throughout life may reduce the likelihood of developing cancer.

October 11, 2016 0

What’s the ideal pregnancy weight?

Excess weight puts mom and baby at risk, obstetrician says, and half of moms-to-be start their pregnancy already weighing too much.

August 13, 2016 0

Weight-loss surgery may boost survival

Study concludes overall death risk dropped 57 percent.

June 8, 2016 0

‘Obese’ may not always equal unhealthy

Researchers warn against using body size as sole measure of good health, but other experts cite risks of too much weight.

February 12, 2016 0

Extra weight tied to extra cancer risk

People who think being too heavy can’t hurt them may want to think again.

January 27, 2016 0

Sticks and stones and … social media?

Bullying has been a reality for generations of youngsters—but today's youth are exposed to a particularly vicious strain, worsened by social media and technology.

November 20, 2015 0

Have heart problems? Watch the protein

Bacon and eggs are yummy, but diets rich in animal protein have been linked to an increased risk of heart disease, colon cancer and diabetes.

May 14, 2015 0