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.
Study Shows Doctors Need to Address Obesity in ChildrenA new St. Louis University study says doctors need to do a better job addressing weight issues in hospitalized children.
New Drug for Obesity to Show Promising ResultsA new way to fight obesity is an injectable drug that is showing promising results.
New Study Shows American Adults Are Losing Obesity BattleA new Washington University study finds American adults appear to be losing the battle of the bulge.
Missourians Rank 9th in ObesityAs far as the states go, Missouri continues to put on pounds. The Show-Me State is ranked the 9th heaviest state this year. Compare that to 14th in 2014 and 20th in 2013.
Iowa Student Refuses to be Weighed in Front of ClassAn Iowa middle-school student was willing to put her foot down - just not on a scale in front of the class.
New Mizzou Research Center Tackles ObesityA new University of Missouri research center on obesity is bringing together experts in agriculture, medicine, food science, journalism, exercise and nutrition.
Report: Missouri Ahead of Illinois in Reducing Child Obesity NumbersMissouri is doing a better job than Illinois when it comes to tackling obesity in kids, according to a new report.
City Releases Obesity Reduction PlanMayor Slay wants to lower the obesity rate by 5 percent in the city by 2018.