Bill Would Require Annual Reports On State's Obesity ProblemNevada lawmakers are reviewing a bill that would require state officials to prepare an annual report about obesity in the state and what's being done to fight it.
Study: More Than Half Of Poison Control Calls Regarding Energy Drinks Involve Children 6 Or YoungerThere’s a growing concern that high-caffeine energy drinks are making their way into the wrong hands.
Study: Action-Packed TV Might Make You Snack MoreCould action-packed TV fare make you fat? That's the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced television than viewing a more leisurely paced talk show.
Study: Any Diet Works If People Stick To ItWillpower is the key to weight loss, say researchers.
Study: Women Entering Pregnancy In Poor Health Less Likely To BreastfeedMore women in the United States are choosing to breastfeed their kids. But new research from the University of Minnesota is shedding some light on the overall health of pregnant women.
New Statistics Show Gestational Diabetes Cases IncreasingDoctors are now finding that gestational diabetes is more common than they thought.
Study Finds Obesity Can Have Negative Effect On Young Breast Cancer PatientsA new study says obesity can have a negative effect on young breast cancer patients.
Study: Junk Food Can Cause LazinessAccording to a recent study, not only does eating too much junk food lead to obesity, it can also make you mentally slower or less motivated.
Nevada Among Least Obese StatesA new Gallup Well-Being poll takes a look at obesity rates in all 50 states.
Study: Obesity Surgery In Younger Patients Could Reverse Cardiac ProblemsResearchers found many pediatric patients had hearts that look like those of middle aged patients. But after weight loss surgery, that changed.
Childhood Obesity Rate Falls In NevadaA new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says fewer Nevada children are overweight.
UNM Prof: 'Obese' Grad Applicants Lack 'Willpower'A University of New Mexico psychology professor is under fire after he tweeted that people battling obesity don't have the willpower to finish doctorate degrees.