New national obesity numbers are out, and once again, Missourians tip the scale a little bit more than Illinoisans.
According to a new study, kids who exercise more do better in school.
A group campaigning against obesity predicts that by 2030 more than half the people in Illinois and 38 other states will be obese not merely overweight.
The CDC says 30.3 percent of Missourian’s are obese.
It all has to do with disabling the protein that turns white fat cells in our bodies – the fat which stores excess calories – into brown fat cells which help burn calories.
A new national study shows a dramatic increase in hospitalizations for children with high blood pressure.
Washington University research part of the film
On average, women face a 1 in 88 chance of having a child with autism.
36 percent of Jefferson County residents report a body mass index of greater than thirty, making them obese.
A new Washington University School of Medicine study finds more than half of all cancer is preventable.