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New Insights into Obesity

As obesity becomes a global health threat, scientists are discovering new details about how this complex affliction affects the body--and about the many factors that bring it on. In a partnership with theVisualMD, here is a look at the fascinating details behind this common condition

A Graphic Look at Obesity--Inside and Out

A new detailed picture of the biological consequences of the global weight problem, as visualized by the scientifically tuned illustrations of theVisualMD

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Hidden Drivers of Childhood Obesity Operate Behind the Scenes

New research reveals that the obesity epidemic in children has more complex causes than just diet and exercise

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How to Fix the Obesity Crisis

Although science has revealed a lot about metabolic processes that influence our weight, the key to success may lie elsewhere

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How Obesity Spreads in Social Networks

Shared attitudes might not be the only force shaping women's weight gain in social circles

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