• Gallup: Mississippi Is Most Obese State for Second Straight Year

    (NEW YORK) — For the second year in a row, Mississippi had the highest obesity rate in the U.S. in 2014, the latest Gallup Healthways Well Being Index shows. The state’s obesity rate was 35.2…

  • 30 percent of world is now fat; no country immune

    Almost a third of the world is now fat, and no country has been able to curb obesity rates in the last three decades, according to a new global analysis.

  • Woman to hand out letter, not candy, to obese trick-or-treaters

    A woman in North Dakota is making headlines after announcing she
    will not give candy on Halloween night to overweight kids who ring her bell. Instead, she\’ll hand out a letter.