• Parental affection may have an effect on kids’ weight

    The American Heart Association says that nearly one of every three American children is overweight. And one unexpected factor may have a lot to do with whether a child is overweight — affection.

  • Travel tips for overweight airline passengers

    Size really matters when it comes to airplane seats. And for travelers who have a few —- or many —- extra pounds, the in-flight experience can be daunting.