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obesity

Lunchtime H2O may curb kids’ obesity

Getting kids to drink water with their school lunches could help keep their weight in check and save the U.S. billions in obesity-related costs.

Binge-watchers, beware

Study finds that long TV time poses a risk of potentially life-threatening blood clots.

Spacing out? There’s a reason

When you starve your body of quality sleep, you're robbing brain cells of the ability to function properly.

Bigger is not always better

Think you're eating healthy portions? Think again. Some portions are 200 percent larger than we need.

Study: Tenfold growth in childhood obesity

Even as that crisis looms in countries across the globe, South Asia and others face the unique problem of underweight youth.

Our livers are screaming

'Stop eating so much sugar,' they seem to be telling us. If only we'd listen.

Too much weight? These meds might be great

Need a jump-start to your weight-loss efforts? Check with your doctor.

Slow and steady wins the weight-loss race

Study found fluctuations in pounds shed over a year of dieting predicted poorer results.

Older, heavier? Never too late to exercise

Study finds regular, moderate exercise can reduce the risk of mobility problems in older people battling obesity.

Patient Story

Back to the beat

Jason Wise almost died in 2016. A year later, he's back to his love of music—and spinning tunes for the people who helped him get there.

More fruits and veggies can slash obesity odds

Researchers encourage a mostly plant-based diet.