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More than two-thirds of American adults are overweight, even obese. At the top of many New Year’s resolutions is the dreaded “D” word – diet. Consumer Reports’ just-released survey of 9,000 subscribers rates more than a...
DALLAS (AP) — In the months after Doug Robinson started driving a truck, he noticed his clothes were increasingly more snug-fitting. He was already overweight but soon realized that spending up to 11 hours behind the wheel, frequently eating fast...
As a veterinarian with a few years (translation: decades) under my stethoscope, I have come to really appreciate the puppies and kittens that come in to our office for their first visits and then watching them grow and develop over years and move on...
BALTIMORE — Days after undergoing gastric bypass surgery, Brenda Maker’s diabetes was gone — her body producing enough of the hormone insulin to turn sugar into fuel. It’s a phenomenon seen in recent years by doctors who...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has approved Arena Pharmaceutical's anti-obesity pill Belviq, the first new prescription drug for long-term weight loss to enter the U.S. market in over a decade. The agency cleared the pill for...
Tags: Obesity, Diabetes, Health, Prescription Drugs, Washington, DC
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSara Sauer was a fit athlete who played golf and softball at LaVille Junior-Senior High School in Lakeville, but when she graduated in 2004 and got an office job, she ballooned to up to more than 200 pounds. The weight piled on, she said, because of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is preparing to weigh in with new U.S. dietary guidelines next week. So, the Library of Congress decided to take a look back by going into its archives and, with Weight Watchers International, gathering experts...
Fear can be a powerful motivator, at least at first. Actor and comedian Anthony Anderson understands that sticking to an exercise regimen and improving eating habits takes more than a disquieting conversation with a physician to sustain motivation. I'...
If a doctor is going to tell a patient he’s obese and needs to lose weight, that patient seems more likely to trust the advice if the doctor is overweight too, scientists say. It might seem that patients want role models in their primary care...
Tags: Obesity, Science and Technology, Overweight, Weight
In my experience as a professional fitness expert, I’ve found that my most successful clients have one thing in common: They were willing to get out of their comfort zone, and change their lifestyle to get the best results possible. Fitness...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who go on an extremely low calorie diet are more likely to develop gallstones than people on a moderately low calorie diet, according to a new study. Dr. Michael Jensen, a professor of medicine at the Mayo Clinic,...
This post has been corrected, as indicated below.A new diet drug went on the market Tuesday. It’s expensive and has to be taken the rest of the patient’s life to continue to work. It comes with a long list of possible side effects, including common ones such as dizziness, fatigue and...
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