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One Maryland city may need to cut out some calories after new research ranked it among the most obese cities in the United States. The Washington, D.C., area ranked on another list.
The American Heart Association says that nearly one of every three American children is overweight. And one unexpected factor may have a lot to do with whether a child is overweight -- affection.
'Active' video games can not only help kids lose weight, they can be more effective than traditional gym classes when paired with counseling about food choices, a new study found.
The Centers for Disease Control says that from 2003 to 2012, overall obesity rates remained stable. And there was a big reduction in obesity in children between the ages of two and five.
A new study finds that obese teen girls perform worse on school standardized exams than girls with a healthy weight.
How does labeling obesity a disease impact people psychologically? Two researchers explain.
A regular diet of wild blueberries may prevent or lower risk factors associated with developing high blood pressure and diabetes, a new study finds.
It's a question that impacts our physical health, our mental health and health systems throughout the world: What causes us to overeat?
One of the keys to fighting childhood obesity may be as simple as getting more sleep, a new study finds.
A woman in North Dakota is making headlines after announcing she will not give candy on Halloween night to overweight kids who ring her bell. Instead, she'll hand out a letter.
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