The new bill would ban the use of BPA in food and beverage containers.
Doctors across the country are prescribing fruits and vegetables to their overweight and obese patients. But the health benefits extend beyond weight loss.
The American Medical Association's "disease" label appears to boost feelings of self-acceptance among obese people — but it may also undermine weight-loss efforts, a recent study suggests.
Brominated vegetable oil, commonly used in sports drinks and sodas, has been banned in several countries because it’s both a flame retardant and a potential hormone disrupter.
How one couple overcame a legacy of obesity — and built a stronger life together along the way.
New research on mice provides clues to how excess body fat harms the human brain — and how exercise may help.
The obesity rate among 2- to 5-year-olds has dropped, according to a federal report — but among older kids, a high obesity rate is holding steady.
New research adds to growing evidence that sugar is connected to numerous health woes, including cardiovascular disease.
Although the Swedish Council on Health Technology Assessment found benefits of eating healthy fats, they won't be changing their guidelines.