Loneliness, Social Isolation Bigger Health Issue Than Obesity, Study SaysResearchers say people with a greater social connection cut their risk of premature death in half.
Kids Biased Against Overweight Peers, Study FindsAccording to a new study, children are implicitly biased towards overweight peers.
Study: More Than 2 Billion Worldwide Are ObeseAccording to a new study, nearly a third of the globe's population is obese.
Study Finds Stroke Rates in Young Adults IncreasingYoung adults are having strokes at an increasingly alarming rate.
Kids With Bedtimes, Mealtimes Less Likely To Be Obese, Study FindsA new study has found that kids with set bedtimes and mealtimes are less likely to be obese, and more likely to be emotionally healthy.
St. Louis City has Highest Obesity, Smoking RatesThe latest County Health Rankings report by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is out, giving us a glimpse at where we stand on some critical health issues throughout the region.
Fewer Heavy Americans Are Trying to Lose Weight, Study FindsFewer overweight Americans have been trying to lose weight in recent years, and researchers wonder if fat acceptance could be among the reasons.
Study Finds The Struggle To Lose Weight May Not Be Your FaultEvery case of obesity is not the same, as there are also 59 different types.
Missouri Makes Top 10 for Most Obese StatesThe childhood obesity rate in Illinois is 19.3 percent among 10 to 17-year-olds -- that's ninth highest in the nation.
St. Louis Ranks No. 28 in American Fitness Index 2016Washington D.C. finished No. 1, and Indianapolis was the worst on the list at No. 50.
CDC Report: Middle Age Americans Get the Worst SleepOnly 61.7 percent of 35- to 44-year-old Americans reported having seven hours or more of sleep.
Report Shows Steady Missouri and Illinois Obesity RatesThe obesity rates in Missouri and Illinois are holding steady, according to the annual Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation annual report.

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