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Obesity

Women's Health

Gaining too much weight while pregnant raises longterm risks of death from heart disease, diabetes

Pregnancy Weight Gain

Men's Health

America's climbing obesity rates underscore the poor state of our health

Obesity Rates U.S.

Healthy Eating

Why do dieters so often regain weight? Drexel, Penn researchers join national study to find better answers

Diet Weight Gain

Children's Health

Watching too much TV as a child boosts risk of high blood pressure, obesity and other health conditions, study finds

Screen Time Health Risks

Adult Health

A high BMI does not necessarily increase one's risk of death, study finds

Children's Health

Weight loss surgery for kids and teens with obesity is becoming more common, study finds

Men's Health

To boost men's health, American sports teams should look to European soccer clubs

Fans in Training

Parenting

How parents can help their children maintain a healthy weight

Children healthy eating habits

Adult Health

How does body weight affect the brain? A study offers new clues

Body weight brain health

Adult Health

Obesity blunts the benefits of vitamin D supplements, research shows

obesity and vitamin D

Children's Health

New childhood obesity guidelines advise drugs, surgery as treatment options in some cases

Adult Health

Can cash incentives spur obese people to lose weight? Research is mixed

cash incentive for changed health behavior

Parenting

Parents' words carry weight when discussing obesity with their children

Parenting Obesity Talk

Healthy Eating

Many Americans struggle with stress eating, but there are ways to overcome it

Stress eating

Healthy Eating

Eating an earlier dinner can do wonders for your health, research shows

Time-restricted eating

Health Stories

Two surprising reasons behind the obesity epidemic: Too much salt, not enough water

Water glass obesity

Healthy Eating

How many meals should a person eat each day? The science isn't clear

Daily Eating Habits

Prevention

Most Americans have poor cardiometabolic health – here's what they can do to change that

Cardiometabolic health

Fitness

Child care programs often don't provide enough physical activity, scientists say

Physical activity day care

Prevention

Cancer survivors have higher risk of a new diagnosis, but scientists still aren't sure why

Care for cancer survivors

Children's Health

Obesity's link to type 1 diabetes may be stronger than previously believed

Childhood obesity and type 1 diabetes

Prevention

Childhood health can predict risk of heart attack, stroke later in life

Making healthy lifestyle changes

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10 ways to address health concerns over a child’s weight

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Children's Health

Having certain health conditions as a teen may accelerate aging as an adult

Smoking and aging

Adult Health

Trying to lose weight? Getting more sleep may help

Healthy Sleep Habits

Children's Health

A mother's pregnancy weight has little influence on her child's body mass index, study finds

Preventing obesity in children

Children's Health

Childhood obesity has spiked during the pandemic and may lead to heart issues

Opinion

Foods high in added fats and refined carbs are like cigarettes – addictive and unhealthy

Ultra Processed Foods

Healthy Eating

Eating alone may have negative health consequences, but not all experts agree

Eating alone health effects

Men's Health

Why is preventing disease so much harder than treating it? Because it requires behavioral change

Children's Health

Weight loss surgery should be an option for severely obese children, doctors say

Illness

One-third of Americans are in danger of developing kidney disease, but many don't know the risk factors

Kidney disease risk factors

Adult Health

Just three nights of little sleep can negatively affect your health, data shows

Sleep deprivation and our health

Men's Health

'Male menopause?' How reduced testosterone affects men as they age

Low testosterone men

Prevention

More people need to know the signs of a stroke — especially those at high risk, Philly docs say

Stroke signs

Women's Health

Obesity may increase a breast cancer survivor's risk for other cancers, study says

Weight loss

Wellness

Americans have piled on the pounds during the COVID-19 pandemic

Weight gain during pandemic

Adult Health

Younger and middle-aged Americans are dying at higher rates, study shows

Life Expectancy

Wellness

Satisfaction with bariatric surgery often decreases over time, new study finds

Satisfaction with bariatric surgery often decreases over time, new study finds

Prevention

'Our Community, Our Health' campaign providing free health screenings to Philly's African American residents

Health Screenings IBC

Children's Health

Antibiotic use before age 2 may lead to health issues later in childhood

Antibiotics Asthma Allergies

Adult Health

COVID-19 reveals how obesity harms the body in real time, not just over a lifetime

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