Special Report

Obesity: Facts and Figures

Worldwide, obesity rates are escalating and obesity-related diseases continue to take millions of lives. Both on an individual level and on a global level, the time to take care of soaring obesity rates is before they careen out of control.

Obesity: An Ounce of Prevention

Obesity: An Ounce of Prevention

Alice Abler

Both on an individual level and on a global level, the time to take care of soaring obesity rates is before they careen out of control.

Obesity Epidemic Continues to Expand

Obesity Epidemic Continues to Expand

Alice Abler

The recent Call To Action by the Surgeon General was an attempt to spotlight obesity as a public health crisis. How important is a healthy weight?