• Blogs

    August 28, 2014

    Florida Group to Amazon, Google: Ban Fat-Shaming Apps

    Tampa-based Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) and a number of organizations -- including the American Board of Obesity Medicine -- submitted formal letters to the leaders of Amazon, Apple, Google, and Microsoft on Wednesday. The letters ask that the companies remove fat-shaming apps the groups deem off ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2013

    Florida Ranked 12th Least Obese State in the Nation

    Florida is the 12th least fattest state in the nation. That according to a report by the Trust for America's health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. *HIGH FIVE* *EAT SOME FROSTING STRAIGHT OUT OF THE CAN*

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2013

    Broward Man Inducted Into Breastfeeding Hall of Excellence

    Lighthouse Point resident David Duresky is a breastfeeding champion. No, really, there's a a breastfeeding awareness month: August, and a "Breastfeeding Hall of Excellence," into which Duresky has been inducted. Duresky was awarded $5,000 to "fund research, sponsor continuing education, purchase e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2013

    Duffy's Sports Grill Offering Healthier Menu

    Individuals are starting to take greater concern with issues of health--kind of a necessity given our obesity and diabetes epidemics. In response to customer demands and new laws forcing them to publish calorie contents, many restaurants and chains are beginning to offer healthier eating options. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2012

    Florida Could Be Even Fatter by 2030

    Put down that can of cake icing! The U.S. annual fat report card was released Tuesday, and according to what it says, Florida will basically be one massive coronary with palm trees come 2030. According to the report, Florida is on track to hit 58.6 percent in 18 years, which means health-care cost ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2012

    Ted Nugent Performs Tuesday at Revolution Live: Cooking With the Nuge (Video)

    Nevermind his conspiracy theories or the fact that all of his shirts seem to tragically lose their sleeves before their time, did you know larger-than-life rock dude Ted Nugent can also cook? Well, probably, given that Uncle Ted has made no bones about his love of killing and grilling anything that ... More >>

  • Music

    June 21, 2012
  • Blogs

    July 15, 2011

    Jon Stewart on Why America is Fat

    The Daily Show Hey Jon - put down that pizza!​A recent study, entitled F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America's Future 2011, came out just in time for National French Fry Day. That irony wasn't lost on Jon Stewart. In his Daily Show monologue, Stewart states that 38 states have an obe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    Doctors Want to Ban Fast-Food Ads From Kids' TV Shows

    ​Doctors are trying to conquer the obesity epidemic by focusing on American youth.According to this article courtesy of Reuters and the Huffington Post, a third of American children are eating fast-food meals on any given day. That reportedly amounts to in excess of $110 billion every year on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2011

    Low Rates of Smoking and Obesity Keep Broward and Palm Beach Healthier Than Most of Florida

    Wrong idea, kid. Low rates of smoking and obesity kept Broward and Palm Beach healthier than most of Florida. ​Florida falls below the national average in quite a few significant measurements that reflect its quality of life. And healthy residents is one of them. But if you live in Broward or Palm ... More >>

  • Film

    January 27, 2011
  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    Florida Ranked 36th Most Obese State (Tickets to Gun Show Now on Sale)

    Flickr: TobyotterThe obese woman: An endangered Florida species​The seventh annual "F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America's Future 2010" is, first of all, apparently an R as in Real thing. But moreover, the study revealed that Florida's adult obesity rate is 25.1 percent, making us the 36th m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2006

    Notes from the Weekend

    -- This little ditty by the Palm Beach Post's Andrew Marra may be the worst news City Place has had. Not because a woman hanged herself out in the open. But because nobody even noticed until the afternoon. After the jump: McDonald's fighting obesity, Reinhard, Bigoney, Venezuelan ant-Semitism, a ... More >>

  • Film

    April 13, 2006

    Diary of a Fat Black Woman

    Mo'Nique gets her groove on in the sassy but amateurish Phat Girlz.

  • Sports and Recreation

    May 12, 2005

    Best Trainer

    The Health Colonel

  • News

    August 21, 2003

    Dying to Be Thin

    Like other "super morbidly obese" people, Marc Patterson would do almost anything to slim down