The normalization of plus-size bodies may be having a negative impact on our health, a study says.
The commander in chief announced last year that he wanted a military surge in Afghanistan, but this will be hard to achieve with more than 70 percent of military-age Americans considered unfit to serve.
If you're overweight but eat a good diet and exercise often, you're probably healthy. But new research finds that being overweight or obese can affect your future health.
In 2011, after the tragic death of his brother and the grief that followed, Javier Hernandez realized he wanted a better life for himself.
Never heard of social jet lag? Chances are, you suffer from social jet lag. A new study reveals that these effects, dubbed “social jet lag,” even extend to long-term health issues like increased risk of heart disease, with each hour of jet lag resulting in an 11 percent increase in risk.
This Thai commercial has garnered tens of million views on social media due to its grand scale and surprising reveal. A five-minute commercial from Thailand is going viral and not for the reason you’d think. At the time of reporting, it had been viewed 27 million times on Facebook and shared by 335,486 users.
Mary Clancey, 71, of St. Clair, Pa., didn’t think much of her weight gain at first. No red flags went up when she went for doctors visits, either.
If you’ve ever thought that stroke wasn’t a threat to your health simply because you’re too young, think otherwise. A team of researchers have found that stroke rates are increasing in people in their 30s and 40s.
Talk about a conflict of interest: A new study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine reveals that at least 96 health organizations received funding from either one or both of the country’s largest soda companies between 2011 and 2015.
The AspireAssist is basically a small pump that attaches to a hose surgically implanted in a person’s stomach.
Sugar has been blasted in recent years for its link to obesity and a slew of health problems, but now experts say the food world has a new problem child: Soybean oil. Soybean oil, considered a “healthier” alternative to some oils that contain more saturated fat, actually leads to more weight gain than fructose, according to new research on mice that was published in the journal PLOS One. One diet used coconut oil (which largely consists of saturated fat), another used half coconut oil and half soybean oil (which primarily contains polyunsaturated, or “good” fat).
Not getting enough sleep may not be the only reason you're zonked — new research shows depression and obesity could also be the cause of daytime sleepiness.