Who Has The Nation's Best Health Care? Study Reveals State RankingsThe non-profit health care advocacy group, The Commonwealth Fund, released a state-by-state scorecard on May 3 which looks at each state's ability to deliver medical care to its residents.
More Than Half Of Americans Have Battled Obesity, Study SaysThe study found that 50.8 percent of men and 51.6 percent of women in the U.S. had battled obesity.
Report: One-Third Of Dementia Cases Can Be PreventedOne-third of cases of dementia worldwide could potentially be prevented through better management of lifestyle factors such as smoking, hypertension, depression, and hearing loss over the course of a lifetime.
Overweight 20-Somethings Increase Their Risk Of 2 CancersOverweight 20-somethings dramatically increase their risk of esophageal and stomach cancer if they become obese later in life, a new study suggests.
Fewer Overweight Americans Trying To Shed PoundsFewer overweight Americans have been trying to lose weight, and researchers wonder if fat acceptance is among the reasons. The trend, found in a new study, occurred at the same time that obesity rates climbed.
Chronic Stress Linked To A Bigger Waistline In New StudyStress has been linked to a range of physical and mental health problems including high blood pressure, heart disease, a suppressed immune system, and sleep trouble.
FWISD Hoping Apples Lead To Healthy Eating HabitsThousands of students in the FWISD will be handed a special treat at lunch on Wednesday to encourage healthy eating habits. They are putting away the leftover Halloween candy and picking up apples.
UTSW Researchers: Brain Differences Hold New Clues To ObesityFollowing bariatric surgery, researchers found that the brain activity of obese patients began to more closely resemble that of lean patients.