Obesity can increase your risk for other diseases. Learn about the causes of obesity and how it affects your health.

14 Scary Ways Weight Gain Messes with Your Medical Care

Nearly 40 percent of adults in the United States are obese. If you're a part of that statistic, you need to know about these very real risks to your health care—and how to make some smart adjustments to compensate for them.

This Preventable Condition Is Linked to 40 Percent of Cancer Cases in the United States

New cases of cancer have been on the decline since the 1990s, however.

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Can School Lunches Cause Obesity?

A recent study found that children who regularly ate school lunches were 29 percent more likely to be obese than