The latest news on obesity
An unknown signal in the wombs of obese women can program a fetus toward becoming overweight.
Recommending a calorie limit on school lunches; which of America's Best Hospitals satisfy patients?
Why tough-love policies to prod people into thinness are bound to fail.
A unique experiment lets schools sign up in 15-minute intervals for an "exercise relay."
Excess fatty tissue allows cancerous cells to avoid destruction by chemotherapy in leukemia patients.
Exercise and dieting aside, behavior and biology appear to have a real influence on weight.
Pregnancies after the operation yield healthier children.
RAND study finds that longer, healthier lives are expensive.
If women sell their eggs, why not a kidney? Also: the huge toll obesity takes on kids.
And it goes way beyond a raised risk of heart disease.