Obesity And Overweight News
Boy with deadly disease competes in triathlons to stay healthy
Jake Vella is literally running for his life. The seven-year-old Maltese boy suffers from an extremely rare life-threatening disease that causes him to gain weight despite his healthy diet and vigorous exercise regime. Less than 100 people in the world have ever been diagnosed with the illness
America's fittest truck driver shares his tips live on 'GMA'
Author Siphiwe Baleka, a former college athlete, shares how he stays in shape despite having a largely sedentary lifestyle.
New study shows no long-term cognitive benefits to breastfeeding
Dr. Jen Ashton appears live on "GMA" to discuss a new study that looks at a child's cognitive development and breastfeeding.
White working class increasingly hit with 'deaths of despair,' report finds
The white working class in the U.S. has bucked a global trend of improved mortality rates in recent years as a host of factors including suicide, opioid addiction and alcohol-related liver disease have increasingly claimed lives. A new report published today in the Brookings Papers on Economic
Science Says: Who and what is to blame for cancer?
New research says more cancer-causing mutations are due to random chance than heredity or lifestyle risks, but lots of tumors still are preventable
"Soda tax" stakes escalate in pivotal Philadelphia fight
Philadelphia has become a pivotal battleground in the beverage industry's push to stop "soda taxes" from gaining momentum
Singer and songwriter Judith Owen talks music style, family and performing
Singer and songwriter Judith Owen discusses her style of music, family and performing live.
Colorectal cancer rates increasing sharply among younger adults, study finds
Colorectal cancer rates have been rising sharply in younger adults even as the rate for the population as a whole has dropped, according to a study published today in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. While rates of colon cancer dropped for people 55 and older from the mid-1980's to
In Kentucky, a Trump stronghold, many fear losing Obamacare
The state has held up as an example of Obamacare success, often because of the Medicaid expansion that many are afraid of losing.
How food fads and diet trends fare for heart health
Every year Americans adopt new diet trends, from the juicing craze to gluten-free diets, and each new fad promises health benefits such as weight loss and higher energy. But, as specific diets become more popular, doctors wanted to assess whether they would help the one part of the body that