Snack Tax Could Help Tackle Obesity Epidemic, Researchers SayResearchers say that adding a 20% tax would drop sales on certain foods like cakes and sweets.
Scientists Accidentally Create Treatment That May Stop ObesityA failed experiment may have accidentally created a new treatment that could allow humans to eat whatever they want without gaining weight.
Obese Tourists Crippling Donkeys On Greek Island, Activists ClaimActivists with "Help the Santorini Donkeys" told multiple news outlets in the United Kingdom that overweight tourists are crippling donkeys.
Is Your Workplace Making You Fat?A new federal government survey found that about one-quarter of Americans "acquire" nearly 1,300 calories at work every week.
Who Has The Nation's Best Health Care? Study Reveals State RankingsThe non-profit health care advocacy group, The Commonwealth Fund, released a state-by-state scorecard on May 3 which looks at each state's ability to deliver medical care to its residents.
LA County Anti- Obesity Campaign Urges Parents To Drop Sodas From Kids' MealsHealth officials Wednesday unveiled a new anti-obesity campaign aimed at pushing parents in Los Angeles County to drop sodas, juice and other sugary drinks from family snacks and mealtimes.
Tips For Keeping Your LA Kids ActiveKeep your kids active using these tips and venues across Los Angeles.
Nutritional Education Program Lowers Obesity Rates In Public SchoolsNutrition, victim of poverty, affects not only children’s health but also, their ability to learn and excel in school. Common Threads, a nutritional education initiative, is changing that.
Pediatricians Warn TV, Social Media Linked To Obesity, Behavioral IssuesParents should take concrete steps to limit their children's use of electronic devices and social media to prevent obesity and other health-related risks, a national pediatrics group said Monday.
LA County Health Officials Team Up With Restaurants To Fight ObesityLos Angeles County health officials have teamed up with local restaurants to combat obesity.
Schools Sending ‘Fat Letters’ To Parents About Overweight ChildrenMany schools are sending notes home to parents, telling them their children are overweight.
City Of Hope Researchers May Have Found Key To Cure Cancer, End ObesityResearchers at City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte may have found the key to ending obesity and curing cancer.
A Local Pub Raises Awareness About Obesity, Focuses on Sustainable Food!Ralph Johnson, an Executive Chef at The Pikey, stopped by KCAL9 Thursday to show us how to make healthy dishes from his restaurant!
Animal Obesity A Growing Problem In The USMuch like their human owners, animals have to deal with unwanted weight, too.
Cedars-Sinai Study: Sleeplessness Can Increase Risk Of Obesity, Type 2 DiabetesResearchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center have found that a lack of sleep can change a person’s fat tissue, causing it to behave more like the fat found in an obese or diabetic person.