Tag Archives: Obesity

America’s Obesity Epidemic May Mean Some Cancers Are Striking Sooner

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 14, 2019 — Since the turn of the century, American obesity rates have skyrocketed. And now a new study indicates that as the nation’s waistlines expand, cancers long linked to obesity are striking the middle-aged more than ever before. The finding follows a review of data on more than 6 million white, black… Read More »

Obesity Is Driving Rise in Cancer Among Young People

Being overweight or obese is associated with an increased risk of various types of cancer, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). These obesity-related cancers are now found to be on the rise among young people in the United States. What’s more, rates are steeply increasing in progressively younger ages and successively younger generations, suggest… Read More »