LONDON (AP) -- A new report by the McKinsey Global Institute released Thursday that the global cost of obesity has risen to $2 trillion annually - nearly as much as smoking or the combined impact of armed violence, war and terrorism.
It is no secret that there is an obesity issue in the United States. In New Jersey, the prevalence of obesity is 25 to 30 percent and growing. As obesity continues to expand so does its link to cancer.
The number of American men and women with big-bellied, apple-shaped figures -- the most dangerous kind of obesity -- has climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, according to a government study.
CHICAGO (AP) -- Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That's the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced television than viewing a more leisurely paced talk show.