Obesity

New Jersey resident Errol Narvaez was mortified after he was removed from a United Airlines flight due to his weight.

Dr. Jennifer Caudle explained on NewsOne Now that many African-Americans don't realize how important sleep is and many of us take it for granted. According to Caudle, the average American should get seven to eight hours of sleep a night. Unfortunately, the majority of the American populace does not reach this mark.

Congresswoman Marcia Fudge delivers this week’s CBC Message To America focusing on the plight of children in this country. Fudge explained to viewers that parents, teachers, students and community activists tell her the same thing -- “children across this country need our help.”

Hundreds of people lost their lives in Saudi Arabia Wednesday during a stampede near the city of Mecca. Nearly two million people are in the city…

Former President Jimmy Carter recently revealed he was diagnosed with cancer. Doctors discovered the cancer after he had a mass removed

Being obese can do more damage than you probably thought. Listen to the audio player to hear how it can shave up 8 years off…

Who doesn’t want to shed a few pounds, right? Listen to the audio player to hear what you should do to lose the weight and…

Did you know that there are different types of body fat? According to a new study published in the journal Diabetes, people with higher levels…

  Notice your clothes getting tighter? Drop your smartphone immediately! Jasmine Sanders reports being over-weight is connected to using your smartphone. Listen to the latest Jazzy Report in the…

The issue of blacks and weight management continues to be a problematic topic. Studies say that four out of five black women are overweight or…

According to the CDC, in 2011, African Americans were 1.5 times as likely to be obese as Non- Hispanic Whites. In particular, African American women…

I’m proud of actor Quinton Aaron for making a personal pledge to lose weight after he was kicked off a US Airways flight for taking…