A physical education teacher from Farmington is on his way to Washington D.C. Tuesday, lobbying to make gym class a bigger priority in Minnesota schools. It’s part of National Speak Out Day, a day dedicated to supporting physical education.
Should overweight air passengers pay more for their tickets? A Princeton University professor says it only makes sense, since travelers already pay a fee for their oversized bags.
One in three American children are considered overweight. While you’ve probably heard that statistic before, you may not know that more than a million American youngsters are turning to personal trainers.
A researcher in Minnesota says that sitting is the new smoking.
Taking part in sports may not be enough to keep young people from being overweight, according to a University of Minnesota study.
Prosecutors have accused an Appleton couple of starving their 17-month-old daughter, apparently because her father was afraid she would become obese.
An ad in Georgia targeting obesity in youth has caused quite the controversy. But one girl involved in the filming says it has actually helped her confidence. Check out the story and the ad.
A Minnesota House panel has approved legislation that would block consumers from suing fast-food chains and other food companies for weight problems.
Good eating habits need to start young — really young, as in the first months of infancy.
Obesity is a main reason type 2 diabetes, also known as adult-onset diabetes, is on the increase.
Steve fills in for John and covers topics ranging from childhood obesity to the shifting change in attitude of Pastor Terry Jones to what’s happening in outer space.
The Rudd Center for Food Policy and Research will join Michele Tafoya today at 3:35pm to talk about food labeling. Does the movie theater popcorn need a nutritional label? What about the food at Target […]
Last year, Chrysler closed down several car dealerships across the country. Fury Motors in Lake Elmo was one such operation. But owner Jim Leonard didn’t take the news lightly. He fought back and recently won […]