FDA Approves New Non-Surgical Weight Loss ProcedureMeagan Johnson nervously walks into Dr. Adam Smith's office. A mother of two young kids, Johnson had tried hard to lose the baby weight.
Radio & TV Performance RoyaltiesDo you ever wonder how much money singers, songwriters, actors, actresses, writers, directors and producers make on performance royalties of their work on radio and TV?
Redfining Obesity Leads To AwarenessExperts say obesity is defined as having a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or higher. Doctors also caution that the threshold for 'morbid obesity' is lower than many may realize.
Know Your BMI: Docs Urged To Screen For ObesityChances are you know your blood pressure. What about your BMI? Body mass index signals if you're overweight, obese or just right considering your height. Some doctors have begun calling it a vital sign, as crucial to monitor as blood pressure.
Study Finds Chocolate Helps People Stay ThinWhat is the best way to stay thin? A new study found that it is exercising and eating a healthy diet full of... chocolate? Can that be right?
U.S. Obesity Epidemic Shows No Hint Of ShrinkingAmerica's obesity epidemic is proving to be as stubborn as those maddening love handles, and shows no sign of reversing course. More than one-third of adults and almost 17 percent of children were obese in 2009-2010.
Likelihood Of Infants & Future Obesity StudiedResearchers say there's a new way to tell if infants are likely to become obese later on: Check to see if they've passed two key milestones on doctors' growth charts by age 2.