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September 01, 2015
Obese at 50? Midlife weight may affect when Alzheimer's hits
One more reason to watch the waistline: New research says people's weight in middle age may influence not just whether they ...
August 19, 2015
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatment
Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the ...
August 13, 2015
First lady's healthy kids director understands good eating
The new director of Michelle Obama's initiative against childhood obesity knows firsthand the benefits of healthy eating.
July 29, 2015
Correction: Weight Loss-Balloon story
In a story July 28 about an inflatable medical balloon approved to treat obesity, The Associated Press reported erroneously ...
July 10, 2015
First lady treats recipe contest winners to 'state dinner'
It was smaller than the average White House state dinner but still had many of the trappings: seating in the East Room, meals ...
July 09, 2015
Future of Subway pitchman's foundation unclear after raid
Suspended Subway pitchman Jared Fogle's foundation, which encourages children to avoid the same obesity he experienced in ...
July 08, 2015
Raid spotlights Subway pitchman's ties to ex-foundation head
A raid at the home of a well-known Subway restaurant pitchman is casting a glaring spotlight on his relationship with the ...
June 18, 2015
'Freedom' fries: Texas repeals ban on deep fryers in schools
It's about freedom, not the fries. So says new Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller, who announced Thursday that the ...
June 09, 2015
San Francisco approves health warning on sugary drink ads
San Francisco supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to approve health warnings on ads for sugary sodas and some other drinks, ...
April 06, 2015
Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig get best marks in diet review
Trying to slim down? Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig scored the best marks for effectiveness in a review of research on ...
March 19, 2015
Study: Fast-food limits didn't cut obesity rate in South LA
A much-hailed law that restricted the opening of new stand-alone fast-food restaurants in one of the poorest sections of Los ...
March 16, 2015
Coke a good snack? Health experts who work with Coke say so
Coca-Cola is working with fitness and nutrition experts who suggest its soda as a treat at a time when the world's biggest ...