Raise a toast to your waistline. A new study finds a certain chemical consumed when you drink a glass of red wine is not only good for your health, it can help overweight people burn fat.
A 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.
Bay Area kids who have found themselves tipping the scales have been referred to a special six-week summer camp to lose weight.
The 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.
Kaiser Permanente has awarded a $1 million, three-year grant to Monument Corridor elementary schools in Concord in an effort to help fight obesity.