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.


Well: An Early Bedtime for Kids May Fight Weight Gain

Preschool children who are in bed by 8 p.m. are far less likely to be obese during adolescence than children who stay up late.


Well: To Stem Obesity, Start Before Birth

Researchers are tracing the origins of obesity to the pre-pregnancy weight of a child’s mother and father.


Well: The Urgency in Fighting Childhood Obesity

Overweight children are likely to become overweight adults – unless they adopt healthier patterns of eating and exercise.