Nutrition, victim of poverty, affects not only children’s health but also, their ability to learn and excel in school. Common Threads, a nutritional education initiative, is changing that.
U.S. regulators are greenlighting a new weight-loss drug called Contrave, the third in a string of approvals for anti-obesity treatments.
If two of the most progressive U.S. cities don’t pass a tax on sugary drinks, will the idea finally fizzle out?
With the lights and fog machine, it’s easy to see why the kids at Carmichael Elementary School are getting up and moving.
A new app is being hailed as a “Fitbit” for dogs as owners grow increasingly aware of their pets’ health.
Chula Vista school district among schools working to calculate BMI for students.
San Francisco officials again are trying to improve residents’ health and raise money for government coffers by taxing soda and other sweetened drinks, an effort that’s previously failed to gain traction locally and in other U.S. cities.
For Tanisha Tillis, driving to the nearest grocery store to pick up fresh fruit and vegetables isn’t an option. “We don’t have a car to get to the big stores.” That’s why she was thrilled […]
One secret to weight loss could be as simple as saying “no” the next time you’re at a cash register.
A new study that looked at the weight of both doctors and their patients found obese doctors were less likely to diagnose obesity in their patients.
The U.S. spends more on health care than any other nation yet has worse life expectancy than many — and a new report blames smoking and obesity.