Obesity

Obesity can increase your risk for other diseases. Learn about the causes of obesity and how it affects your health.

New Research: Being Overweight Increases the Risk for These 2 Cancers

The research team found that every 11-pound weight gain caused the risk of cancer to rise an average of 11% among some documented cases.

Love Coffee? It May Offer New Additional Health Benefits, According to Researchers

A new study suggests surprising health benefits for coffee lovers everywhere. Could coffee actually be healthy?


14 Scary Ways Weight Gain Messes with Your Medical Care

Nearly 40 percent of adults in the United States are obese. If you're a part of that statistic, you need...


This Preventable Condition Is Linked to 40 Percent of Cancer Cases in the United States

New cases of cancer have been on the decline since the 1990s, however.


Can School Lunches Cause Obesity?

A recent study found that children who regularly ate school lunches were 29 percent more likely to be obese than