Doctors say fat people can live as long as thin ones

A study published earlier this year suggests that fat people can be as healthy as thin people. A group of medical doctors tracked the weights and habits of 12,000 people over several years. They found that the people who are most at risk of dying young are those who are obese but do not engage in any "healthy… » 4/17/12 7:40am 4/17/12 7:40am

Socializing can help you lose weight (if you're a mouse)

Want to shed some pounds? It's not that difficult if you can leave your limited environment for one where you're challenged and interact with more people. At least with mice, changing habitat to one that's more social and offers a wider variety of activities led to a remarkable physical transformation. Much of the… » 9/09/11 7:30am 9/09/11 7:30am