Can’t Sleep Due to COVID-19 Stress?

Try these sleep hygiene practices to get more zzz's.

Your Wellness

America's Obesity Epidemic Threatens Effectiveness of Any COVID Vaccine

In America, the promise of the coronavirus vaccine is hampered by a vexing epidemic that long preceded COVID-19: obesity.

Your Health

Hidden Drugs And Danger Lurk In Over-The-Counter Supplements, Study Finds

Over the counter drugs and supplements may contain dangerous toxins or unapproved drug ingredients, so people who take them may be risking serious health problems.

Nutrition & Movement

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

Make Losing Weight a Family Affair

Is your family struggling with overweight or obesity?

Your Wellness

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

Those With 'Obesity Genes' May Gain Most From Healthy Eating

Though healthy eating is good for everyone, those who have genes that put them at high risk for obesity might benefit the most.

Metabolic Syndrome

More U.S. Women Obese Before Pregnancy

Prepregnancy weights continue to rise in the United States, with less than half of women at a healthy size before conception, U.S. health officials report.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Majority of Children May Face Obesity as Adults

The majority of children growing up in America today will be obese by age 35, a new computer analysis predicts.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Heavier Women May Need Mammograms More Often

Women who are overweight or obese may need to be screened for breast cancer more frequently, new Swedish research suggests.

Your Health

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

How Fat Raises Cancer Risk

Scientists have known for years that obesity can rise cancer risk, but how? Now, new research offers clues to how fat cells encourage tumors.

Metabolic Syndrome

Doctors Who 'Fat Shame' Patients Can Cause Real Harm

Doctors who "fat shame" patients do more harm than good, new research suggests.

Your Care

Exercise Can Keep Obese Seniors on the Go

Exercise may improve everyday life for even severely obese older adults, a new study says.

Menopause & Aging Well