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Exercise, Diet May Be Key to Beating a Common Irregular Heartbeat December 12, 2014

Atrial fibrillation often hits older people, but study shows getting healthier can curb it

Calorie-Tracking Apps May Not Help You Lose Weight November 17, 2014

Study found MyFitnessPal made no difference six months after doctors recommended it for patients

Health Tip: Commit to Losing Weight November 13, 2014

It's an important decision

Big-Name Diets All Work for a While, Review Found November 11, 2014

No eating plan stood out in terms of lasting weight loss, researchers noted

Many Docs Fail to Counsel Young Adults With High Blood Pressure November 10, 2014

Too few physicians urge lifestyle changes, study finds

Study Compares 2 Common Weight-Loss Surgeries October 30, 2014

Gastric banding, bypass each have their pluses and minuses, researchers say

Health Tip: When Your Child Needs to Lose Weight October 24, 2014

Get doctor's approval before starting a diet

Dieters May Be Thwarted by Absence of Healthy Foods October 18, 2014

Study finds easy access to nutritious fare important for successful weight loss

Frequent Dining Out Might Widen Your Waistline, Study Finds October 17, 2014

People who ate out a lot also had worse cholesterol levels than those who dined at home

Is 'Slow and Steady' Weight Loss Really the Best Approach? October 16, 2014

Study suggests some overweight people might get better results from more aggressive dieting

Healthy Lifestyle Choices May Cut Women's Stroke Risk October 08, 2014

Following 5 healthy habits halved chances of most common kind of brain attack, study suggests

Steep Drops in Weight May Raise Risks After Body-Contour Surgeries October 05, 2014

Losing over 100 pounds prior to body-shaping procedure linked to higher complication rate in study

Health Tip: Are You at a Healthy Weight? October 03, 2014

Use body-mass index to help decide

Health Tip: Losing Weight After Baby September 18, 2014

Give your body time to recover first

Novel Weight-Loss Drug Is Approved September 11, 2014

For obese people or overweight people with weight-related health condition

Health Tip: Looking for the Right Weight-Loss Plan? September 03, 2014

It should including provisions for keeping the weight off

Nerve Blocking Procedure Fails to Impress in Weight Loss Study September 02, 2014

Modest reduction not significantly better than diet drugs or other surgeries

No Clear Winner Among Popular Diets, Analysis Finds September 02, 2014

Researchers saw little difference when it came to weight loss after one year

Low-Carb Beats Low-Fat for Weight Loss, Heart Health: Study September 02, 2014

Still, experts agree there's no one-size-fits-all diet

Health Tip: Losing Weight May Help Against Osteoarthritis August 15, 2014

Too much weight can strain joints

Nearly 1 in 5 Americans Drinks at Least 1 Soda a Day: CDC August 14, 2014

Of 18 states surveyed, Mississippi had highest rate with 32 percent of adults downing a daily soda

Make Kids' Weight Loss a Family Affair, Study Suggests July 30, 2014

If parent and preschooler are both overweight, tackling it together works best, researchers say

Dieting at Young Age Often Backfires, Study Says July 29, 2014

Researchers find later risk for obesity, alcohol abuse and eating disorders

Losing Weight May Ease Hot Flashes, Study Finds July 10, 2014

Doctors say extra fat, and the extra estrogen it produces, make menopause tougher for heavy women

Health Tip: Debunking Myths About Weight Loss July 08, 2014

Fad diets aren't safe or effective

Change Bad Habits Early, Save Your Heart Later July 03, 2014

Young adults who adopt healthier lifestyle can cut their heart disease risk, researchers say

Fruits, Veggies Not a Magic Bullet for Weight Loss, Study Finds June 25, 2014

If you don't reduce your calorie intake, you won't slim down, researcher warns

Healthy Weight Loss May Bring Better Sleep, Brighter Mood June 24, 2014

But only the emotional boost seemed to last over the long-term, researchers say

FDA: Bee Pollen Weight Loss Products Pose Health Risks June 20, 2014

Some contain undeclared ingredients that can harm people with high blood pressure, other ailments, agency says

For Obese Diabetics, Weight-Loss Surgery May Work Best June 04, 2014

Those who had gastric bypass dropped the most weight, some saw their type 2 diabetes disappear, studies found

Fast Weight Loss May Mean Muscle Loss May 29, 2014

Study volunteers eating 500 calories a day lost more muscle than those eating more than twice as much

Losing Weight at Any Age May Help the Heart May 21, 2014

Dropping excess pounds -- even in middle-age or later -- linked to better heart health, study finds

Overweight Teens Feel Stigmatized, Bullied: Study May 01, 2014

British survey finds some young people link excess weight to laziness and lack of self-control

Statin Users Eating More Bad Food Than a Decade Ago, Study Shows April 25, 2014

Doctors need to re-emphasize importance of healthy diet to patients, researcher says

For Many Men, Impotence Is Treatable Without Drugs April 23, 2014

And there's a bonus: heart-healthy changes will boost overall well-being, too, experts say

How to Make 'Low-Cal' Menu Options More Palatable April 18, 2014

Study authors recommend not grouping these dishes together

School Bans on Chocolate Milk May Backfire April 17, 2014

Kids ended up drinking less fat-free white milk, too, Oregon study finds

Crunchy or Smooth? Food's Texture May Sway Perception of Calories April 16, 2014

When study participants were thinking about calories, they ate more of the crunchier items, less of the soft

Men With Eating Disorders Often Ignore Symptoms April 09, 2014

British study finds that too many males associate anorexia, bulimia as only a woman's issue

Exercise, Diet May Help 'Pre-Diabetics' Dodge Heart Disease Death April 03, 2014

Study followed Chinese people with high blood sugar for more than two decades

Health Tip: Avoid Weight Gain During Menopause April 02, 2014

Eat right and get plenty of exercise

Monkeys on Very-Low-Cal Diet Lived Longer, Healthier Lives April 01, 2014

Jury is still out on whether such regimens could do the same for humans, experts say

'Grazing' Appears No Better for Weight Loss Than Standard Meals March 27, 2014

Daily calories, not how often you eat, are what matter, study finds

Health Tip: Limit Food Portions March 14, 2014

And help make it easier to lose weight

Let Your Nose Guide You to Less Fatty Foods January 24, 2014

Study finds people could spot high- and low-fat milk through smell alone

Could Turning Down the Thermostat Help You Lose Weight? January 22, 2014

Early research suggests slightly cooler temperatures mean more calories burned per day

Do Diet Drinks Make You Eat More? January 16, 2014

Study finds link between greater calorie consumption and low-calorie beverages in overweight adults

Slow Eating Might Help Curb Calories January 03, 2014

Study found some people consume more when meals are rushed

Tips to Jump-Start Your New Year's Resolutions December 29, 2013

Expert advice on putting weight-loss, healthy-eating and exercise plans in motion

Health Tip: Eat Smart December 23, 2013

Don't overdo it at a restaurant