overweight

(Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Study: Any Diet Works If People Stick To It

Willpower is the key to weight loss, say researchers.

09/04/2014

Children fight in the street. (credit: Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Study: Bullying Begins Before Kids Start School

A new study finds that obese boys are more likely to bully and be bullied than their thinner peers before they even start school.

08/26/2014

File photo of treadmill. (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Overweight-Only Gym Builds Supportive Atmosphere

Downsize Fitness is an exclusive health club, evocative of the nation’s trendiest gyms. But there’s a strict requirement to join: You must be 50 pounds or more overweight.

01/07/2013

File photo of an obese person being weighed at a doctor's office. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

12 States Now Have High Obesity; Texas No. 10

A new government survey shows 12 states now have very high obesity rates.

08/14/2012

(credit: Houston Texans)

Brooks Reacts To Kubiak’s Criticism, Loses 11 Pounds

On Tuesday, Gary Kubiak made it clear that he was not happy with third round draft pick Brandon Brooksโ€™ weight. Officially listed at 6-foot-5 and 346 pounds Brooks is the heaviest player on the Texans roster.

06/15/2012

File photo of an obese person being weighed at a doctor's office. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Texas Hospital Won’t Hire Obese Applicants

Citizens Medical Center has instituted a policy which requires that all employees have a body mass index of less than 35.

04/07/2012