How fat are you compared to people around the world?

Over a recent (healthy) lunch, my friend Caitlin, a graduate of DMU’s master of public health program, and I had …

Is McDonald’s the cure for obesity?

When the American Medical Association’s House of Delegates met in Chicago mid-June, members approved a measure to label obesity a …

Stop and drop the pop!

I don’t believe you can legislate intelligence or wise decision-making. That’s why I have mixed feelings about efforts to outlaw …

Chubby isn’t cheap

Americans are continuing to supersize, reports Kaiser Health News blog. According to a report titled “F as in Fat: How …