Some worry what this trend means for chronic disease. Others see an upside: Diets often fail, but a healthy body image can lead to healthy outcomes.
A new study finds 33 percent of American children are overweight. But researchers hope the findings don't overshadow the success stories out there.
Scientists are encouraged by the brain's adaptation to the healthy foods and the use of behavioral therapy in overweight patients.
A recent study finds laws preventing the sale of unhealthy snacks and beverages in schools is correlated with reduced weight gain in students.
Researcher Terry Spradlin discusses implications of childhood obesity trends and gives suggestions to parents and educators for how to encourage healthy living.
A team of researchers looks at the ecological impacts of a human population that's growing in more ways than one.
In Kentucky, there soon may be a new way to pay for your KFC Double Down: food stamps.
A new study shows that other mammals are experiencing an obesity epidemic alongside humans.