Articles for Tag: "BMI"

Americans bailing on work due to obesity 
Americans bailing on work due to obesity
New study finds that obesity costs the U.S. $8.65 billion per year resulting from absenteeism in the workplace.
Can exercise help reduce risk of breast cancer? 
Can exercise help reduce risk of breast cancer?
Researchers say, “Yes.” See how keeping fit can have even more benefits.
Teens who skip on sleep prone to weight gain 
Teens who skip on sleep prone to weight gain
High school students who get adequate sleep are less likely to become obese as young adults, says new research.
Knee surgeries linked to obesity  Featured
Knee surgeries linked to obesity
A recent study makes the connection between increasing amount of knee replacements and rising obesity in the U.S.
Parents rank their obese children as ‘very healthy’ 
Parents rank their obese children as ‘very healthy’
Are mom and dad clued in to their kids’ health? A new study says many are not.
What’s to blame for expanding waistlines? 
What’s to blame for expanding waistlines?
A new study sheds light on the factors behind rising obesity rates in the United States.
Keys to a healthy nap 
Keys to a healthy nap
Whether our large lattes or mobile technology is to blame, Americans need sleep now more than ever.