Well: How Many Calories We Burn When We Sit, Stand or Walk

Engaging frequently in one type of activity while at work may help many of us avoid weight gain. But that activity is not standing up.


The Science of Fat: Skinny and 119 Pounds, but With the Health Hallmarks of Obesity

A small group of thin patients who develop disorders typically tied to obesity pose a medical mystery and a potential opportunity for scientists.


The Science of Fat: Skinny People With Obesity Issues? A Rare Window for Researchers

A small group of thin patients who develop disorders typically tied to obesity pose a medical mystery and a potential opportunity for scientists.


Food Banks Take On a Contributor to Diabetes: Themselves

Obesity and Type 2 diabetes are surprisingly common among people who sometimes go hungry, and the fare available at food pantries can worsen the conditions.