Not that parents these days need more reasons to provide their children with healthy diets, but an alarming report certainly ups the ante.
Researchers say the numbers suggest an eight-year growth gap for girls and a six-year growth gap for boys.
A new study finds that a dysfunctional or traumatic childhood also may lead to serious heart problems decades down the road.
The hands of time wait for no one, but according to a new study conducted at Concordia University, those hands are moving faster for obese individuals.
According to researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine, spending time with dogs as a child lowers one's chances of developing schizophrenia as an adult.
Researchers have discovered that obese people outnumber smokers in the United Kingdom by a two-to-one ratio. On the bright side, this means that less and less people are smoking. However, obesity is causing higher rates of certain types of cancer than smoking.