Articles for Tag: "body mass index"

Three avoidable risk factors contributing to early death 
Three avoidable risk factors contributing to early death
Learn how to manage these conditions for a healthy life.
Duck Dynasty star empowers girls 
Duck Dynasty star empowers girls
Sadie Robertson’s viral YouTube video encourages teens to be self-confident.
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.
Kids’ BMI rises with price of fruits and veggies 
Kids’ BMI rises with price of fruits and veggies
A new study finds that kids tend to gain weight when parents opt for cheaper, higher calorie foods when the cost of healthy choices increases.
Are Americans misinformed about their heart health? 
Are Americans misinformed about their heart health?
A new survey finds that many people are not knowledgeable about cardiovascular disease facts, risk factors and prevention.
Hearing loss linked to weight 
Hearing loss linked to weight
A study finds that hearing problems can also be tied to your BMI. Get the details.
Unique program helps families fight childhood obesity  Featured
Unique program helps families fight childhood obesity
Learn more about a special program that helps the whole family address weight issues.