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Doctors need to be taught how to discuss their patients’ excess...

With 80% of adults and close to one-third of children expected to be overweight or obese by 2025, doctors are increasingly likely to be working with people who are overweight or obese. An individual’s weight is a complex and sensitive issue, which ma

Too much salt and sugar and not enough exercise – why Australians’...

Almost three in four Australian children consume too much sugar, 91.5% of young people do not meet physical activity recommendations, and Australians are among the most obese people in the world. Today

Why Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Is Technically Obese

When Furious 7 set box-office records on its opening weekend, there was one story lurking in the shadows of the celebrity-industrial complex that no one wanted to talk about: The star, Vin Diesel, is overweight.

Could Your Fat Past Screw You Over Today?

Your old junk-food days could come back to bite you: Being overweight as a teen can increase your risk of colon cancer later on , suggests new research from Sweden.

10 Emotional Self-Portraits That Express The Anxiety Of Body Image

“I think self-acceptance is important at any size. People often think their worth is dependent on their jean size.”

Stall This Scary Heart Condition for 10+ Years

A breakup isn’t the only thing that can leave you with a broken heart: The combination of diabetes, obesity, and high blood pressure can give your ticker a major beating , finds recent research from Northwestern University. 

The Invention That Could End Obesity – BuzzFeed News

A Michigan surgeon invented an apparatus that he believes tricks the brain into thinking the stomach is full.