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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


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

Cardiometabolic health


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

Physical activity day care


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


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

Making healthy lifestyle changes


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

Purchased - Healthy Child's Lunch for School

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

childhood obesity COVID-19


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


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


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


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


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

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


'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


Millennial caretakers at greater risk of stress-related conditions, study finds

BCBS caregiving report

Adult Health

Dual surgery boosts heart transplant chances for patients with obesity

Obesity heart transplant eligibility


America’s obesity epidemic threatens effectiveness of any COVID vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccine Obesity

Adult Health

Obesity reduces blood flow to the brain, increasing risk to Alzheimer's disease

Brain Scans Obesity

Men's Health

Do we need protection from ourselves to live healthy?

COVID-19 government regulations

Adult Health

Underlying medical conditions put half of U.S. adults at risk of severe COVID-19

Adult Health

Colorectal cancer risk factors increasing among millennials

colorectal cancer risk factors


Workplace wellness programs have little impact on overall staff health, study finds

Workplace wellness programs

Children's Health

Penn, CHOP researchers receive $1.05 million grant from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to study childhood obesity

CHOP Chan Zuckerberg

Adult Health

Obesity a strong predictor of severe COVID-19 cases among younger adults


Obesity increases likelihood of long-term prescription opioid use, researchers find

Obesity linked to long-term opioid prescriptions, according to Boston University researchers

Health News

Penn research signals progress toward future anti-obesity drugs

Obesity Penn Research

Adult Health

Philly's soda tax having little effect on consumption habits, Drexel study finds

Philly Soda Tax Consumption Study Drexel

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