The community you live in may impact your weight and body mass index.
Carrying extra body fat, especially around the middle, linked to brain shrinkage.
Factors that increase risk of heart attack, stroke and death.
Should women who are overweight be screened for breast cancer more often?
Excess weight also ups risk for the heart rhythm disorder, study says
United States is 15th out of 200 countries studied
Even high readings in the last trimester linked to greater odds, study found
One critical trait emerged when researchers reviewed smoking and drinking habits, weight, diet and exercise
Belly fat after menopause may boost risk of lung, gastrointestinal cancers, researchers report
Both short- and long-term damage can result from quick losses or gains
Imaging showed less activity in the areas responsible for reining in impulses
Too little sleep increases rights of overweight and obesity, study finds