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CNNObesity is a widespread epidemic, even among the homeless. While the popularized image of a homeless individual is one of skin and bones, a new study shows the reality is not so. One in three (32.3%) homeless individuals in the United States is obese,...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administrationapproved a new drug Wednesday to help people battle chronic obesity. Used in conjuction with a healthy diet and exercise, the drug Belviq will help people lose weight by activating a receptor in the brain that will...
The 50-something former college dropout who returned to campus to finish his degree — and play football. The health nut grandmother who spends her time writing and performing rock 'n roll. The nursing coordinator and schoolteacher couple who...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who drink a lot of sweet sodas during pregnancy may be more likely to give birth prematurely, a new study suggests. The study, of more than 60,000 pregnant women in Norway, found that those who drank one sugary soda a...
Someone with a lot of belly fat has a higher risk of death than those who are obese, a new study suggests. "We knew from previous research that central obesity is bad, but what is new in this research is that the distribution of the fat is very important...
Fox 5 San Diego ReporterSAN DIEGO - A novel weight loss program helps motivate people to shed pounds by having them bet money that they will reach their goal. Healthywage.com challenges their customers to drop a percentage of their body weight in a year and rewards them with...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Preschoolers who had less patience and worse self-control while waiting for treats in a classic behavior study ended up weighing slightly more as adults, a new analysis shows. Although the link between childhood patience and...
Three-quarters of Americans believe video games that involve physical activity can be part of a fitness regime, according to a recent study by the UnitedHealth Group, a health insurance company in Minnetonka, Minn. The same study also found that some...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - Want to drop those extra pounds without starving yourself? Keeping a food journal, not skipping meals and eating out less often, particularly for lunch, will help, according to new research released on Friday. Scientists at the...
CNNThe Food and Drug Administration approved a new prescription diet drug called Qsymia on Tuesday. The medication produced dramatic weight loss in clinical trials, but some are concerned over potential side effects, including increased heart rate, birth...
The 2012 INshape Indiana Black & Minority Health Fair kicks off Thursday afternoon with dozens of exhibits at its disposal. More than $1,000 worth of free health screenings will be available during the event’s four days, including tests for blood...
CW33 NewsIt's been a transformative two years for Belinda Osborn. Not that long ago she was gaining too much weight and she knew it. "The places I carry my weight is more around my middle which is where it is more dangerous on the heart," Belinda recalled....
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