It is estimated 41,760 women in the U.S. will die from the disease in 2019.
"The Global Syndemic of Obesity, Undernutrition, and Climate Change" from 'The Lancet' Commission argues corporations must no longer pursue short-term profit.
Poor sleep precedes weight problems, and therefore may be a risk factor of obesity and not a consequence.
A severely obese 2-year-old only has a one in five chance of not being obese at 35.
An increasing amount of research shows that BMI and weight are not necessarily the main indicators of a person's health.
The statistic comes from a new report by the National Center for Health Statistics.
Scientists hope to soon test the herb in humans.