According 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.
A new Gallup Well-Being poll takes a look at obesity rates in all 50 states.
Researchers found many pediatric patients had hearts that look like those of middle aged patients. But after weight loss surgery, that changed.
A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says fewer Nevada children are overweight.
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.
A new report from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas shows that Nevada kindergartners are less likely to spend long hours in front of a TV, and fewer of them are overweight.
Willpower apparently can be bought. The chance to win or lose $20 a month enticed dieters in a yearlong study to drop an average of 9 pounds — four times more weight than others who were not offered dough to pass up the doughnuts.
In Nevada 25% of adults and 34% of youth 10-17 are obese, according to a recent report by the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation.
A state lawmaker plans to try again to slap a fee on some fast-food items in Nevada.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A University of Nevada, Las Vegas report says one in three kindergartners in the state are overweight or obese.