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Mixed Martial Arts Fighters May Go to Dangerous Lengths to Shed Pounds October 13, 2015

British study shows saunas, sweat suits, pills all used to trigger drastic weight loss before fights

Many Cancer Survivors Eat Poorly, Study Finds October 13, 2015

Doctors often overlook dietary advice, experts say

Summer Babies May Be Healthier Adults October 12, 2015

Researchers link warm-weather birthdays to taller adult height, later puberty

Weight, Growth Early in Life May Affect Adult Brain October 09, 2015

Poor nutrition during childhood tied to poorer sight, hearing, and even thinking later on, study finds

Carrots Do Help Aging Eyes, Study Shows October 08, 2015

Leafy greens, brightly colored veggies such as orange peppers also may stave off macular degeneration

Health Tip: Stop Late-Night Snacking October 08, 2015

And avoid those extra calories

Sun Exposure in Teen Years May Delay Onset of MS: Study October 07, 2015

But researchers only found a connection, not cause-and-effect link

Excess Weight Helps Women With Heart Failure, Hurts Men: Study October 07, 2015

This isn't an excuse for females to gain extra pounds, researcher says

Suicide Risk May Rise for Some After Weight-Loss Surgery October 07, 2015

Expert says that the life changes that follow can make it hard for these patients to cope

Health Tip: Make Good Gluten-Free Choices October 07, 2015

Gluten-free doesn't necessarily mean healthy

Health Tip: Talking to Your Doctor About Weight October 06, 2015

Prepare what you'd like to discuss

Health Tip: Boost Energy Without Caffeine October 06, 2015

Foods that can help recharge your batteries

Climate Change May Lead to Low Newborn Weights in Poorer Nations October 02, 2015

Study suggests heat and lack of rain can potentially impact birth size

Obesity Won't Affect Joint Surgery Safety, Study Finds October 02, 2015

Heavy patients needed fewer blood transfusions, did not have more complications

For Teens, Late Bedtime May Lead to Weight Gain October 02, 2015

But study doesn't prove night owls are doomed to extra pounds

Health Tip: Child Obesity Affects Bones, Muscles and Joints October 01, 2015

Being overweight can cause these problems

Health Tip: Stay Fit and Healthy During Pregnancy October 01, 2015

And keep up healthy habits once your baby arrives

Severely Obese Kids at Higher Risk for Heart Disease, Diabetes September 30, 2015

Study finds heavier boys face even greater odds of future trouble

Higher-Protein Diet May Help Some With Type 2 Diabetes September 30, 2015

Study finds benefit for those with gene variant related to vitamin D metabolism

Video Games May Make Women Pile Up More Than Points September 29, 2015

Study suggests they tend to gain weight while gaming, but men don't

More Evidence High-Fiber, Mediterranean Diet Is Good for You September 29, 2015

Plant-based regimens can boost fatty acids that lower your risk for diabetes, heart disease, study says

Dieters: Don't Replace Saturated Fats With Processed Carbs September 29, 2015

Study found those who turned to whole grains and healthy fats saw a drop in heart risks

Sweetened Drinks May Damage Heart, Review Finds September 28, 2015

Added sugars raise risk of heart troubles, stroke, experts say

Health Tip: Choosing the Right Bedtime Snack September 28, 2015

It can ease hunger and help lull you to sleep

Exposure to BPA in Pregnancy Tied to Low Birth Weight in Girls: Study September 25, 2015

But research doesn't prove the chemical caused the lighter weight

With Liposuction, Weight Should Guide Fat Removal Limits: Study September 25, 2015

People with higher body mass can have more removed safely, researchers claim

Health Tip: Preventing Childhood Obesity September 25, 2015

Don't forget to address sleep and screen time

Forget Three Square Meals -- Americans Eat All Day Long September 24, 2015

Tracking real-world eating patterns, researchers find that people consume food anytime they're awake

Potatoes, Tomatoes Make Up Bulk of Americans' Veggie Intake September 24, 2015

Too little variety may mean too few nutrients for millions, USDA report warns

Why People in 'Tall' Nations Are More Likely to Be Slim September 23, 2015

Study of 14 European countries examines relationship between genes, height and weight

Coffee May Not Risk Irregular Heartbeat, Study Claims September 23, 2015

Finds no link between beverage and increased odds of atrial fibrillation

Not All Trans Fats Harm the Heart, German Study Contends September 23, 2015

Those found naturally in dairy, meat products may help, while low levels of artificial trans fats might not hurt

Fruits, Veggies May Be Key to Keeping Unwanted Weight Off September 22, 2015

Only caveat: avoid starchy vegetables such as potatoes, corn, study finds

Could a Texting App Help Your Heart? September 22, 2015

Patients who got reminders on healthy living saw improvements in cholesterol, blood pressure, weight

Girls Who Are Impulsive, Poor Planners May Be Prone to Weight Gain September 22, 2015

They're also more likely to binge eat, study suggests

Beet Juice Boosts Muscle Power in Heart Patients September 22, 2015

Researchers say dietary nitrate could help these patients climb stairs and get out of a chair

Adult Obesity Rate Tops 30 Percent in Half of States September 21, 2015

Highest rates found in the South and Midwest: report

Health Tip: Eating Well at Work September 21, 2015

Be prepared with healthy foods

Apples Are American Kids' Favorite Fruit September 21, 2015

But children should broaden their palate, researcher says

Parents Should Be Involved in Teen's Bulimia Treatment: Study September 18, 2015

Recovery is faster when family is part of therapy, researchers find

Diabetes Should Be a Factor in Weight-Loss Surgery Decision: Study September 18, 2015

Health costs decline if obese patients with type 2 get procedure soon after diagnosis, experts say

A High Salt and Potassium Diet May Accelerate Chronic Kidney Disease September 17, 2015

Study participants had far more sodium than the recommended daily limit

New Blood Test May Help Predict Heart Disease Risks in Obese Black Teens September 17, 2015

Girls seemed most prone to increased levels of inflammation

Sugary Drinks Often Part of Overall Poor Diet September 17, 2015

Unhealthy eating, sweetened beverages may combine to raise diabetes risk, researchers say

Excess Weight Linked to Brain Cancer Risk in Study September 16, 2015

And physical activity associated with lower odds of meningioma, though these tumors are considered rare

Health Tip: Skip the Frying Pan September 15, 2015

Try a healthier alternative

Jumbo Portions Lead to Overeating, Study Confirms September 14, 2015

Researchers recommend curbs on size, availability of fattening foods

Mediterranean Diet With Olive Oil Might Cut Breast Cancer Risk: Study September 14, 2015

Odds were reduced 68 percent in large Spanish review, but longer-term follow-up studies are needed

Short Lunch Periods Leave Kids Eating Less, Study Finds September 11, 2015

Schools should take steps to expedite long lines to give students more time to eat, researchers say

Beware Unregulated Stem Cell Treatments, Experts Warn September 11, 2015

Clinics selling treatments that are unproven, researcher says