There are many dangers that can come from being an overweight or obese teenager, including the risk of developing chronic conditions like heart disease, Type-2 diabetes and stroke.
However, new research indicates that teens suffering from obesity might be at risk for acquiring more than just poor health, but lower school grades as well.
There certainly are some amazing benefits to being an only child, like not having to share your room, not having to share your friends and not having to share your food.
However, a new study suggests that those kids who grow up without a brother or sister might find more benefit in some good old-fashioned diet and exercise, as researchers have found that kids without siblings are 50 percent more l
Most of us are fully aware that obesity causes all sorts of health problems including diabetes and high blood pressure, but now shocking new research shows that being overweight can actually lead to insanity.
Much ink has been spilled about studies detailing the health risks associated with being overweight.
And while there is no doubt that severe obesity can lead to a litany of medical problems, a new study suggests that moderately overweight people are still pretty healthy. So, what’s the skinny on this phenomenon?
There is a new study on obesity being conducted by Washington University that is requiring all of its participants to gain 5% of their body weight in exchange for $3,500.
And you won’t believe what participants will have to chow down on.
When you apply for a job, you assume your qualifications are what matter most, but the Citizens Medical Center in Victoria, Texas is also asking prospective new hires to step on a scale. If they weigh too much, they’re excluded from consideration.