Find the latest stories, news, and expert advice about obesity, including medical research on symptoms, treatment, and prevention.
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Mom and caregiver Sandra Holloway survived two heart-failure emergencies—now she's dedicated to helping others avoid them.
Ready to start a family? Read this report to learn about the various fertility treatment options for obese moms-to-be, plus how they might affect you physically and emotionally.
You'll have your very own weight-loss cheering squad with these medical pros who use their niche expertise to help you achieve your goal.
Sometimes no matter what you do, the weight doesn’t come off. The good news? If you’re dealing with obesity, you have more treatment options than you realize.
Find out what chronic disease is costing American women — in finances and life — and what we can do to prevent it.
If you're an obese woman, you may have a higher chance of unintended pregnancy, so it's important to find a birth control method that works for you.
Still need a good reason to unglue yourself from your work seat? Try this: A new study found that we burn more calories standing than sitting. Read on to learn why.
If you're planning to get weight loss surgery, here’s what you should know about contraception during your recovery and beyond.
What if a test could predict how well bariatric surgery would help you lose weight? Learn about these four obesity subtypes and what they can tell you.