- Campbell Soup wants to help Detroit-area kids eat better Updated: Apr-27-16 6:45 pm
DETROIT - Campbell Soup says it wants to reduce hunger and obesity by working closely with schools in the Detroit area.
- BMI tells teen she's obese; she has reply Updated: Apr-13-16 5:01 am
INDIANAPOLIS - Tessa Embry has never thought of herself as obese. A catcher for her travel softball team, the eighth-grader is generally positive about her body image. Her mother describes her 14-year-old daughter as muscular and strong. Her doctor deems her perfectly healthy and fit.
- WHO: Diabetes rises fourfold over last quarter-century Updated: Apr-06-16 6:16 pm
GENEVA - Excessive weight, obesity, aging and population growth drove a nearly four-fold increase in worldwide cases of diabetes over the last quarter-century, affecting 422 million people in 2014, the World Health Organization reported Wednesday.
- Lawmakers mull ban on sugary beverages at child care centers Updated: Apr-03-16 3:48 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut lawmakers are considering whether to restrict the types of beverages certain child care facilities can serve young children.