Metabolic syndrome is not a disease, but a clustering or "constellation" of health markers related to weight, lack of exercise and genetics. READ MORE

Can You Be Obese and Heart-Healthy?

A new study dismantles the "obesity paradox," which claims that being obese doesn't necessarily raise heart risk. The research finds that obesity does raise risk for heart attacks, strokes and high blood pressure.

Your Health

Night Eating Syndrome Is a Real Thing

Some people wait until night when no one's looking to consume a large portion of their day's calories. These people may have night eating syndrome.

Metabolic Syndrome

U.S. Child Obesity Levels Not Falling After All

Despite some promising reports in recent years, it seems the U.S. childhood obesity problem is not turning a corner. New research finds no evidence of any sustained improvements in childhood obesity.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Nearly 4 in 10 U.S. Adults Now Obese

Almost forty percent adults in the United States are now obese, continuing an ever-expanding epidemic of obesity that's expected to lead to sicker Americans and higher health care costs.

Metabolic Syndrome