Obesity And Overweight News
Anita McBride Talks the Republican Race for the White House
ABC News' Amna Nawaz and Devin Dwyer interview Anita McBride, President George Bush's former assistant at the Republican National Convention.
Up There: Netherlands, Latvia Lead World for People's Height
If you want to see a tall population of men, go to the Netherlands. Tall women? Latvia. And in the United States, which lags behind dozens of other countries in height, the average for adults stopped increasing about 20 years ago. That's the word from researchers who analyzed a century's worth of
California Man Sentenced for Trying to Aid Islamic State
A federal judge has sentenced a California man to 15 years in prison for trying to join the Islamic State group in Syria, calling his conduct a serious threat to the U.S. and saying it was influenced by his abusive childhood and history of mental problems
Seahawks DE Michael Bennett 'feeling really defensive MVP-ish'
BELLEVUE, Wa. -- Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett is coming off a career season in which he notched 10 sacks and earned his first Pro Bowl berth. In 2016, he's setting his sights even higher. "I'm feeling really defensive MVP-ish right now, the way I've been training, the way that my
After The View: July 21, 2016
"After The View": Melania Trump's speechwriter comes forward and Gwen Stefani says she is unlucky in love.
New USDA Rules Eliminate Junk Food in Schools
Students might notice some changes in the cafeteria when they go back to school in a few weeks. The USDA will announce rules today that require schools to get rid of unhealthy snacks and eliminate students’ exposure to junk food, ABC News has exclusively learned. The biggest difference this year
What to Watch for on the Second Night of the Republican National Convention
ABC News' Amna Nawaz joins political contributor Matthew Dowd at the RNC in Cleveland, OH.
Arkansas Couple Takes In Raccoon Rescued From Their Home's Walls
An Arkansas couple is raising a baby raccoon they said they found stuck inside a wall of their Fayetteville, Arkansas, home in March. Brittany Cusanek, 29, and her fiancé, Jeremey Brown, 37, discovered the raccoon after a few weeks of hearing what they assumed was a raccoon and its babies in their
Scientists Break Down Why Flying East Is Worse for Jet Lag
When it comes to flying, many avid travelers may notice jet-lag symptoms are particularly bad when heading east instead of west. That may seem to be a figment of your imagination, but it's actually a known phenomenon confirmed by science. Today researchers from the University of Maryland's
Kids Eat 30 More Calories After Commercials for 'Unhealthy' Foods, Study Finds
Children are more likely to chow down on extra calories immediately after watching a food ad for an "unhealthy" treat, according to an analysis of several studies published today in the medical journal Obesity Review. Researchers from multiple institutions including The Hospital for Sick Children