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Teens Who Dine With Their Families May Be Slimmer Adults October 24, 2014

Study found eating meals together once or twice a week was tied to lower risk of becoming overweight

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

Get doctor's approval before starting a diet

Gestational Diabetes May Influence Daughter's Weight Later October 23, 2014

Girls' risk of being overweight may be more than tripled, study finds

Weight-Loss Surgery May Raise Risk of Severe Headaches, Scientists Report October 22, 2014

But experts find the study too small, problem too rare to be of concern

Study Finds U.S. Diets Still Contain Too Many Bad Fats October 22, 2014

Americans need fewer trans and saturated fats, and more omega-3 fatty acids

Use Chia Seeds With Caution, Researcher Warns October 21, 2014

Never eat them dry, especially if you have swallowing problems, expert says

Tall, Heavy 1-Year-Olds May Be at Risk for Obesity Later, Study Finds October 21, 2014

But experts say genes aren't destiny

Health Tip: Dish Up Healthier Halloween Goodies October 21, 2014

Non-candy alternatives

Regular Doctor Visits Help Control Blood Pressure, Study Says October 20, 2014

Having health insurance also associated with better readings

Mouse Study Suggests Antibiotics May Aid Salmonella's Spread in Animals October 20, 2014

Experts say findings have troubling implications for use of drugs to treat livestock

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

Health Tip: Watch Your Family's Portion Sizes October 17, 2014

Use smaller plates and bowls

Health Tip: Enjoy Your Coffee, But ... October 17, 2014

Don't overdo the sweeteners and added fats

'To Burn Off Calories in This Soda, Walk 5 Miles' October 16, 2014

Teens drank fewer sugary drinks when energy content info was converted to exercise, study found

Gut Microbes Tied to Jet Lag, Shift-Work Weight Gain October 16, 2014

Body's helpful bacteria may have internal clocks, too, researchers suggest

If You Do Gain Weight, Polyunsaturated Fats May Prevent Some Damage October 16, 2014

Sunflower oil linked to better cholesterol readings, study finds

Healthy Lifestyle May Boost Breast Cancer Survival October 16, 2014

Proper diet, exercise, weight control among factors that may help, experts say

Obesity and Depression Often Twin Ills, Study Finds October 16, 2014

Nature of connection isn't clear, but both conditions can be treated, experts say

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

Race Doesn't Affect Obesity's Toll on Health October 14, 2014

Obese blacks were no more or less likely to die early than were obese whites, research shows

Another Study Links Mediterranean Diet to Better Heart Health October 14, 2014

Healthy eating may not always prevent metabolic syndrome, but may reverse it

Obesity May Speed Aging of the Liver, Study Suggests October 13, 2014

Heavier people might be more prone to liver cancer, insulin problems, researchers say

Broccoli Compound Shows Promise for Autism Symptoms in Small Study October 13, 2014

Researchers caution that not everyone improved, and findings are preliminary

Eating Disorders May Start in Elementary School October 13, 2014

They're often linked with other mental health issues, researchers say

Calm, Positive Family Meals May Help Keep Kids Slim October 13, 2014

Having both parents present, eating in kitchen also linked to healthier weights, researchers report

Even Decaf Coffee May Help the Liver October 10, 2014

New study echoes prior findings and suggests caffeine isn't the key ingredient in the effect

Healthy Habits Might Reduce Your Colon Cancer Risk October 10, 2014

Men in particular would benefit from 5 lifestyle practices, researchers say

Body May Change Bad Fat to Good After Exposure to Cold October 09, 2014

But researchers say obesity and inflammation may blunt this effect

Fried Foods Linked to Raised Risk of Diabetes in Pregnancy October 09, 2014

Seven or more weekly portions of greasy fare may double odds, researchers say

Health Tip: Enjoy the Fruits (and Veggies) of Autumn October 09, 2014

Suggestions for nutritious fall produce

Obese Kids May Show Early Signs of Heart Trouble October 08, 2014

Study found they have higher blood pressure, higher levels of 'bad' cholesterol than normal-weight kids

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

Laxative Type Might Influence Colon Cancer Risk, Study Finds October 08, 2014

Fiber-based formulations seem to lower chances for the disease, non-fiber products seem to raise them

Chain Restaurants Cutting Calories October 08, 2014

Many offering new selections that have roughly 12 percent fewer calories, researchers report

Screen Everyone Over 45 for Diabetes: U.S. Task Force October 07, 2014

Members of independent panel of health experts say science now supports more aggressive testing

Some People Are Born Java Junkies, Study Suggests October 07, 2014

Research identifies genes linked to the body's response to caffeine in coffee

The Heavier Your Fellow Diners, the More You May Eat October 06, 2014

When companion was overweight, people ate more food, less healthy food, researchers found

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

Weight-Loss Surgery May Not Always Help With Depression October 03, 2014

About 4 percent of obese patients report negative mood changes months after procedure, study finds

Gout May Be Linked to Raised Diabetes Risk: Study October 03, 2014

Women with this form of arthritis are more susceptible, researchers say

The Obese Are Frequent Targets for Cyberbullies October 03, 2014

'Fat' jokes, other negative messages common on social media sites, and women are often singled out, study finds

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

Use body-mass index to help decide

Health Tip: Choosing Mouth-Healthy Foods October 02, 2014

Edibles that are better for your teeth

Infant's Early Diet Doesn't Change Celiac Disease Risk, Study Finds October 01, 2014

Breast-feeding, waiting to introduce foods with gluten didn't prevent autoimmune disorder

Genes May Make Some More Prone to Heart Disease When Under Stress October 01, 2014

Lifestyle changes could make big difference for people with a genetic risk, researchers say

Oncologists' Group Calls for Measures to Curb Obesity-Related Cancers October 01, 2014

Better screening and treatments for obesity top to-do list, experts say

Healthy Lifestyle Before Pregnancy May Cut Gestational Diabetes Risk October 01, 2014

Factors that appear to lower odds include healthy weight, exercise and no smoking

Health Tip: Plan Ahead for Healthy Dinners October 01, 2014

And avoid last-minute stress

Could a 'Fat Tongue' Be a Factor in Sleep Apnea? September 30, 2014

In study, obese people with the disorder tended to have more fat at base of tongue

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