Family Income Matters More Than Race In Predicting Obesity In Children

9 Jan
Family income matters more than race in predicting obesity in children

Various obesity most common, accounting for about 95 percent of obese people, in a nutshell is the disease caused by the non-obese. Such patients body fat is distributed more evenly, no phenomenon of endocrine disruption, and no metabolic disorders, their … Read More »

The Quality Of Health Care You Receive Likely Depends On Your Skin Color

29 Jun

Unequal health care continues to be a serious problem for black Americans. More than a decade after the Institute of Medicine issued a landmark report showing that minority patients were less likely to receive the same quality health care as … Read More »

How Hawaii Became One Of The Healthiest States In The Nation

29 May

Edmund Garman | Flickr Hawaii isn’t just a nice state for a vacation. It may also be the healthiest state in which to live, at least according to one metric: Only 19 percent of Hawaiian residents suffer from obesity. That’s … Read More »

What It Really Takes To Combat Childhood Obesity

12 Apr

It goes without saying that the United States’ childhood obesity rates are beyond problematic — approximately 17 percent of kids and adolescents in this country struggle with their weight. But it’s going to take transcending depressing stories and statistics to … Read More »