A slideshow with tips on how to prevent childhood diabetes…
Bloomberg Could Buy the World a Coke, but He'd Make It a Small…
A video montage of the finals for the Cooking Up Change student competition.
Public health experts have long warned of a growing obesity epidemic in America. This week, the Institute of Medicine and others launched a major campaign in hopes of curbing the problem. Ray Suarez and Dr. Francis Collins of the National…
John Hoffman, executive producer of HBO's "Weight of the Nation" series, talks obesity.
There are an estimated 502 million obese adults worldwide. Photo by Flickr user Malingering. The world is getting fatter, and packing on the pounds is not just for wealthy nations anymore. Obesity is sweeping into low and middle-income countries, reports…
A pair of chefs has stepped out of their kitchens and into school cafeterias to lend their services in hopes of crafting healthier menus for school lunches. Betty Ann Bowser has this encore report.
By Talea Miller
A new global study shows prevalence of diabetes has climbed steeply since 1980, and the number of cases worldwide is much higher than shown in previous estimates.
By Beat Beat
The majority of preventable deaths from non-communicable conditions like cancer and heart disease occur in developing countries.
By Talea Miller
Guatemala has the highest rate of chronic malnutrition among children in Latin America, and the health consequences continue on through adulthood.
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