Articles for Tag: "obese"

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.
Humidity may take a toll on physical activity 
Humidity may take a toll on physical activity
A new study finds obesity rates are higher for people living in hotter parts of the U.S.
To eat or not to eat breakfast? 
To eat or not to eat breakfast?
A new study challenges the idea of the morning meal being key to weight loss.
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.
How weight affects cancer treatment 
How weight affects cancer treatment
New guidelines raises questions on whether overweight cancer patients are receiving accurate doses of chemotherapy.
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.
Your weight could be a factor in liver disease, study says 
Your weight could be a factor in liver disease, study says
According to new research, your weight and the amount of alcohol you consume may increase your chances of developing chronic liver disease or even liver cancer.