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Dec 3,2011 at 3:37 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. --  There's a push to bring changes to an area of Jacksonville known as Health Zone 1.

"The health department breaks everything down by zone.  Health zone one has one of the highest obesity rates," said "I'm a STAR"...
Nov 10,2011 at 4:13 PM EST
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Who wants their brain to shrink?  Yikes.  A new study says simple activities, including dancing, can pump up your brain volume, especially in years after 50 when your brain shrinks.
Nov 8,2011 at 1:22 PM EST
CHICAGO -- Researchers say there's a new way to tell if infants are likely to become obese later on: Check to see if they've passed two key milestones on doctors' growth charts by age 2.
Nov 8,2011 at 8:43 AM EST
If you don't have good nutrition, you're missing a key weapon against colds and flu.
Nov 4,2011 at 4:01 PM EST
Teens who try to lose weight may be going about it the wrong way.
Oct 31,2011 at 12:47 PM EST
WASHINGTON -- As costume-clad kids get ready for a night of trick-or-treating, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has a warning for candy-loving grown-ups: Too much black licorice can cause heart problems.
Oct 27,2011 at 5:58 AM EST
NEW YORK -- Any dieter knows that it's hard to keep off weight you've lost. Now a study finds that even a year after dieters shed a good chunk of weight quickly, their hormones were still insisting, "Eat! Eat! Eat!"
Oct 24,2011 at 6:06 AM EST
Jacksonville, FL -- This week, Emily Hoffman, MS, RD, LD/N at Memorial Hospital provides you with tips to help prevent cancer through nutrition and exercise.
Oct 20,2011 at 1:51 PM EST
When federal housing officials created a program in the mid-1990s to help single-mother households in poor neighborhoods relocate to low-poverty areas, they weren't merely interested in providing access to better homes, jobs, and schools
Oct 11,2011 at 12:21 PM EST
Pregnant obese moms could be putting their children at risk of asthma, according to a study in the "Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology."
Oct 10,2011 at 5:46 AM EST
Jacksonville, FL -- Emily Hoffman, MS, RD, LD/N at Memorial Hospital provides some strategies for grocery shopping.  Grocery stores can be a stumbling block while trying to lose weight and they can be daunting if you don't know how to navigate...
Oct 5,2011 at 10:07 AM EST
CHICAGO -- In January of 2010, an elementary school teacher decided to eat school lunch every day for a year and write about it anonymously as Mrs. Q. on her blog, Fed Up With Lunch.
Oct 4,2011 at 3:09 PM EST
NEW YORK -- Forget even that we keep saying we want to eat healthy. When Americans eat out, we order burgers and fries anyway.
Sep 27,2011 at 4:04 PM EST
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- It's hard enough carrying around a large tummy in the Florida-Georgia heat, but it might also hurt your breathing. New research links belly fat to asthma.
Sep 19,2011 at 1:16 PM EST
Just how bad is the teasing when a child is overweight?  A new study puts numbers to the experience.