An evidence-based wellness program for middle schoolers has recorded many healthy improvements. In a new paper, experts share lessons learned.
Obesity & Weight Management
As more Americans turn to bariatric surgery for weight loss, a new study suggests they may not want to wait until their BMI exceeds 40 to reap the biggest benefits.
Nearly 1 in 5 patients with a lap band undergoes multiple device-related reoperations, and complication rates range widely among hospitals, new research finds.
A higher BMI means a lower chance of a good-quality death, a new study of people with and without obesity finds. That also means higher costs for the Medicare system.
There might be something in the water when it comes to the relationship between hydration and body mass index.