A new study by Pfizer Animal Health shows nearly a quarter of Texas dogs are obese. Vets say Texas dogs are fat for the same reason people are.
Chances 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.
The American Medical Association says yearly instruction aimed at preventing obesity should be required for public schoolchildren and teens.
Children’s math abilities may have as much to do with their bellies as it does with their brains. A study finds that obese kids are more likely to be worse at math than their skinnier peers.
Unhealthy habits may not have a factor in sperm count, according to a new study.
Hundreds of health-conscious kids will take part in a community expo at TCU on Saturday that highlights the benefits of an active lifestyle and healthy eating.
Higher education could help people in ways besides finding a job. A new study from the CDC found educated Americans are less likely to be obese and suffer from chronic diseases.
Some North Texas researchers believe they have found a way to control obesity by manipulating molecules in the heart. Researchers at UT Southwestern have demonstrated, for the first time, that the heart can regulate energy balance.
There is a growing epidemic among U.S. children, and now there is a new recommendation on how those kids with diabetes should be treated.
A study confirms that shift workers, and anyone who doesn’t get enough sleep, can harm their health by raising their risk for diabetes and obesity.
Although poor food choices and lack of exercise are often blamed for the childhood obesity epidemic, researchers say a genes may share the blame.
Autism is more likely to occur in children whose mothers were obese while pregnant, new research suggests.