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.
St. Charles Shelter Seeks Home for 37-Pound CatBiscuit is morbidly obese and that is a concern for officials at the St. Charles Animal Control shelter.
Advocates: Obesity Rates in Illinois and 38 Other States to Pass 50 PercentA 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.
Too Fat To Cremate?The morbidly obese often don't fit into crematory incinerators.
St. Louis: Not The Fattest City, But Far From The HealthiestOne-fourth of local adults are technically obese.
St. Louis Ranks Average on Fattest City List St. Louis got an overall grade of a C.
Babies on Obesity Path? New Sign May Offer Answer The study bolsters evidence that chubby babies are not always the picture of health.
Oops! 8 Ways Parents Make Kids FatBaby fat might look cute, but it's far from benign.