Your child’s weight: The real normal 
Your child’s weight: The real normal
Experts say some parents may have a blind spot when it comes to assessing whether their children are overweight. Find out why.
Avatars helping women lose weight 
Avatars helping women lose weight
A recent study finds that watching a video avatar model weight-loss behaviors may help some women shed unwanted pounds.
Talking with your kids about eating disorders 
Talking with your kids about eating disorders
Learn how to start a dialogue with your child about their changing bodies and how to help them cope with an eating disorder.
USDA cracks down on junk food in schools 
USDA cracks down on junk food in schools
New nutrition guidelines mandate healthier food options in school vending machines and at lunchtime.
Diabetes: Are Hispanics at greater risk?  Featured
Diabetes: Are Hispanics at greater risk?
Statistics show that Hispanic Americans are at a higher risk for Type 2 diabetes. But experts say there are ways to help control your risk and prevent diabetes.
La diabetes: ¿Corren los hispanos e hispanas un riesgo mayor? 
La diabetes: ¿Corren los hispanos e hispanas un riesgo mayor?
Las estadísticas muestran que los hispanos e hispanas en los Estados Unidos corren un gran riesgo de contraer la diabetes tipo 2. Pero los peritos dicen que hay formas de ayudar a controlar su riesgo y de prevenir la diabetes.
Why some people engage in ‘doctor shopping’ 
Why some people engage in ‘doctor shopping’
New research shows that a growing number of obese patients are “doctor shopping” in hopes of finding an understanding physician.