April 16, 2014

Cases of diabetes and pre-diabetes in the United States have nearly doubled since 1988, suggests new research released Tuesday from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, with obesity apparently to blame for the surge.

February 26, 2014

The latest obesity data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, published in the Feb. 26 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, showed a significant decline in obesity among children aged 2 to 5 years.

October 18, 2013

The overall prevalence of obesity among adults remained unchanged between 2009 and 2012, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

September 4, 2013

The term "red state" takes on a new meaning when one looks not at politics, but at the incidence of a widespread but poorly understood skin disorder that causes reddening of the face.

August 3, 2010

The number of states with an obesity prevalence of 30% or more tripled in two...

January 12, 2010

First, the bad news: According to the latest numbers from the Centers for Disease Control...