They were almost 60 percent more likely to drink water, however.
“'What’s your zip code?’ is fast becoming one of the most important things your doctor could ask you.
Parents are unaware of the risks of liver disease in obese children, study's author warned.
Firefighters found her lying on the same "Mega Mover" tarp they'd taken her to hospital on a month earlier.
The goal is to raise awareness about the link between obesity and cancer.
The authors wanted to examine health trends in part to prepare us for the next global economic downturn.
A new study suggests severely obese patients are more likely to achieve a healthy BMI if they undergo bariatric surgery sooner rather than later.
The U.S. has the highest rate of childhood obesity in the world's most populous nations.
The study found kids who were overweight were more likely to be ostracized by their slimmer classmates.
An analysis of more than 12,000 children found that TVs increased the risk of "body fatness," with girls most likely to be affected.
A newly identified antibody increases bone mass and decreases body fat in mice, though human studies are some way off.
The biggest study yet on the effect of body mass index on DNA reveals markers that could predict diabetes risk.