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Standing or 'Easy' Walks May Help Type 2 Diabetics Control Blood Sugar December 01, 2016

Study counters notion that vigorous exercise is key to battling the illness

Fast-Food Calorie Labeling Not Working, Study Finds November 29, 2016

More visible signage could tip scales toward healthier eating

3 Keys to Cutting Your Risk of Heart Failure November 28, 2016

Guarding against obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes at middle age may slash risk, study finds

TV Snack Ads Make Preschoolers Snack More: Study November 21, 2016

This happened even with kids who weren't hungry, researchers found

Could C-Section Birth Raise Child's Risk of Obesity? November 14, 2016

Study suggests passage through birth canal confers protective gut bacteria to newborns

DNA Isn't Destiny: Healthy Living Can Overcome Genes Linked to Heart Disease November 14, 2016

Study found exercise, healthy diet could lower odds for heart attack even in those at high genetic risk

Balloon-in-a-Pill Helped Obese Patients Lose Weight November 04, 2016

Curbing appetite by making patients feel full could jumpstart a weight-loss program, researcher says

Weight-Loss Surgery Brings Bigger Heart Benefits to Women: Study November 04, 2016

Researchers suggest their bodies may respond differently than men after procedure

Skip Dinner and Maybe Boost Your Metabolism November 03, 2016

But, study didn't show overall changes in fat burning or calories used

Lazy Summer Days Mean Weight Gain for Young Kids November 02, 2016

Children from kindergarten through second grade put on weight when school's out, study found

Kids 6 and Older Should Be Screened for Obesity, Task Force Reaffirms November 01, 2016

Guideline fine-tunes 2010 recommendation

Stressed-Out Mate Bad for Your Weight November 01, 2016

Spouse's chronic stress takes a toll on partner's health, study suggests

When Soda Makers Fund Studies, Links to Obesity Weaken October 31, 2016

Biased research muddies the health harms of sugary drinks, researchers contend

Pedal Your Way to Heart Health October 31, 2016

Studies find bike users have fewer heart attacks, lower blood pressure

Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Risk of Pregnancy Complications October 28, 2016

Women who had procedure less likely to have large babies, need C-sections than obese women, review finds

Weight-Loss Surgery Pays Off for Severely Obese Teens October 26, 2016

Boosts kids' health and self-esteem, and appears to be cost-effective over time, study finds

Having Baby Too Soon After Weight-Loss Surgery May Raise Risks October 19, 2016

A suitable interval, plus proper nutrition, key to ensuring healthy mom and baby, study finds

Obesity More Common Among Teens With Autism: Study October 17, 2016

Addressing problem behaviors with food or TV may combat excess weight, researchers suggest

Foster Kids Face Higher Risk of Health Problems: Study October 17, 2016

They were even more vulnerable than children in low-income, single-parent families

More Evidence Linking Obesity to Liver Cancer October 14, 2016

And type 2 diabetes more than doubles the odds, researchers say

High-Protein Diets May Not Help Fend Off Diabetes: Study October 11, 2016

These regimens didn't reverse drops in 'insulin sensitivity,' a forerunner of the disease

Day Care Doesn't Encourage Weight Gain in Kids October 10, 2016

After other factors were weighed, analysis found no link

Target Fast-Food Combo Meals to Cut Sugary Drinks for Kids: Study October 07, 2016

Researchers want chains to stop including the beverages with meal deals to reduce calorie intake

Healthy Living May Mean More Healthy Years for Seniors October 07, 2016

Study found they enjoyed longer spans without disability even as they lived longer

'Mindfulness'-Based Approach Could Help You Stay Slim September 30, 2016

Treatment focuses on personal goals and 'cues' to overeating, researcher says

Health Tip: Health Risks of Childhood Obesity September 29, 2016

Here's what it may cause

9 of 10 U.S. Teens Don't Get Enough Exercise September 26, 2016

And bad habits continue after high school for most, study shows

Around the World, Holidays Bring Added Pounds September 21, 2016

Findings from Germany, Japan and the United States suggest festive seasons spur overeating

'Obesity Gene' Doesn't Affect Ability to Lose Weight: Report September 21, 2016

Lifestyle, environment likely play bigger roles when dropping pounds, researchers say

Overweight Kids Often Shunned, Bullied September 16, 2016

School health programs should urge healthy behaviors, acceptance of different body shapes, study shows

Severe Obesity and Heart Failure September 16, 2016

Study sees link even without other conditions such as high cholesterol or high blood pressure

31 Million Older Americans Aren't Getting Enough Exercise September 15, 2016

Inactivity boosts their risk for falls, broken bones, serious disease and early death, CDC warns

Diet or Exercise: What's Best for the Middle-Aged Heart September 15, 2016

Study finds each effective, as long as healthy weight loss is the result

Know Your Risk for Ovarian Cancer -- and the Symptoms September 09, 2016

Because early signs are often easy to ignore, 140,000 women worldwide die of the disease every year

Excess Pre-Pregnancy Weight May Slightly Raise Baby's Cerebral Palsy Risk September 08, 2016

But, study found overall odds remain quite low

A Woman's Weight Has Complex Link to Stroke Risk September 07, 2016

Being overweight ups odds for most prevalent form of attack, but may slightly lower chances for another type

Do Overweight People Fare Better Than Others With Kidney Cancer? September 07, 2016

Study suggests they do, giving insights into potential new treatments

Cesarean Birth Linked to Risk of Obesity in Childhood September 06, 2016

Odds even greater when compared to siblings who were born vaginally, study finds

Weight-Loss Surgery Sheds Pounds Long Term August 31, 2016

10-year follow-up study finds many who had gastric bypass kept weight off

3 Steps to Lower a Woman's Risk of Premature Birth August 31, 2016

Study finds there's lots mothers-to-be can do to help ensure they deliver at full-term

Excess Weight Tied to Higher Risk for Many Cancers, Experts Say August 24, 2016

International committee finds thinner folks less likely to develop variety of malignancies

Teen Student-Athletes Often Unfit, Overweight August 22, 2016

Philadelphia study found 15 percent who underwent physical exams also had high blood pressure

To Keep Teens Slim, Focus on Health not Weight August 22, 2016

New American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines cover preventing obesity and eating disorders

Women's Cancer Risk Rises With Years Spent Overweight August 16, 2016

Study found odds for 4 types rose 10 percent for every decade of obesity

Cancer Survivors More Prone to Obesity, Study Finds August 12, 2016

Risk appears to be particularly high for people who had breast or colon cancer

Obesity May Be Bad for the Brain, Too August 10, 2016

Study found 10-year difference in amount of white matter between obese and lean people

Sugary, High-Fat Western Diet Tied to Denser Breast Tissue August 08, 2016

Previous research has linked higher density to increased risk of breast cancer

Half of U.S. Women Weigh Too Much Before Getting Pregnant August 05, 2016

Excess weight puts mom and baby at risk, ob-gyn expert says

Average American 15 Pounds Heavier Than 20 Years Ago August 03, 2016

Growing wider but not taller, research shows

Fat May Not Hike Heart Attack Risk: Study August 01, 2016

But it does raise diabetes risk, research with twins found

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