Obesity Three Times More Deadly For Men Than Women, Study FindsPutting on the pounds could cut short your life, according to research, and the news is especially bad if you’re a man.
Video Game Players With Thin Avatars More Physically Active Than Obese Ones, UC Davis Study FindsA new study from UC Davis found women playing a video game who were given an overweight avatar were not as active as those with a thin avatar, regardless of the player’s actual body type.
Overweight Kids Learn New Ways Of Nutrition At UCSF Summer CampBay Area kids who have found themselves tipping the scales have been referred to a special six-week summer camp to lose weight.
Boy Scouts Under Fire For Leaving Out Obese At JamboreeThe Boy Scouts of America is facing controversy over new rules denying obese Scouts from participating in this year's National Scout Jamboree.
Heavier Passengers Weigh Down Bay Area Ferries, Tour BoatsThe Coast Guard has been boarding ferries, tour boats and other vessels around the Bay Area to make sure they're in compliance with new federal capacity restrictions which are based on the country's increasingly heavier population.