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Bullies May Face Higher Odds of Eating Disorders: Study November 27, 2015

Risk of anorexia or bulimia significantly higher than for kids not involved in bullying

Sweat to Help Reduce Your Risk for Prostate Cancer November 27, 2015

Vigorous exercise, nutritious diet lower odds for deadly forms of the disease, research suggests

Health Tip: Learn About Processed Foods November 27, 2015

Check ingredient labels for harmful contents

Healthy Holiday Substitutions Can Help Your Heart November 26, 2015

Try replacing sugar and butter with fruit, vegetable oil

Probiotics May Not Shield 'Preemies' From Serious Illness, Study Finds November 25, 2015

More research on individual strains of these good bacteria may be needed

Obesity in Youth May Harm the Heart Long-Term, Even After Weight Loss November 25, 2015

Risk of sudden cardiac death was still higher, decades after women had lost the pounds, study found

Don't Let Reflux Ruin Your Thanksgiving November 25, 2015

Expert offers tips for avoiding heartburn this holiday

Could Obesity Be Wired Into Some Children's Brains? November 24, 2015

Food smells elicit stronger reactions in heavier kids, small study finds

Play it Safe Cooking the Thanksgiving Feast November 24, 2015

Risk of fire, burns high during the holiday, expert warns

Health Tip: Promote Better Brain Health November 24, 2015

Feed it knowledge and nutrition

Too Many Pregnant Women Gain Too Much Weight: Doctors' Group November 23, 2015

Obesity can lead to complications for both mom and baby, experts say

Caffeine in Pregnancy May Not Harm Baby's IQ, Study Finds November 23, 2015

Study looked at moderate amounts -- about one to two cups of coffee

Teasing Girls About Weight May Cause Lasting Harm November 20, 2015

Study finds link between being made fun of and problematic eating behaviors

Foods May Affect Each Person's Blood Sugar Differently, Study Suggests November 19, 2015

Researchers say 'one-size-fits-all' diet doesn't exist

Genetically Engineered Salmon Gets FDA Approval November 19, 2015

It's first animal-based food to get OK from the agency, which says it's safe to eat and doesn't need special label

Could Viagra Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in Those at Risk? November 18, 2015

Small trial suggests the drug might help, but much more study is needed

More Gluten Before Age 2 Linked to Celiac Disease in At-Risk Kids November 17, 2015

But it's not clear if limiting the protein in baby's diet would help, experts say

Health Tip: Host a Healthier Holiday Meal November 17, 2015

Cut the fat, salt and sugar

FDA Finalizes New Food Safety Rules November 13, 2015

Farms, importers will be responsible for preventing outbreaks of foodborne illness

Type 1 Diabetes: An Unrelenting Disease November 13, 2015

How the blood sugar condition constantly affects daily living

Health Tip: You May Not Have to Give Up Dessert November 13, 2015

Some diabetics may enjoy small portions

Health Tip: Enjoy Heart-Healthy Holiday Foods November 13, 2015

Seasonal produce is a great option

Kitchen Utensils Can Spread Bacteria, Study Finds November 13, 2015

Expert advises washing knives, peelers between each use on different types of produce

Adult Obesity Still Growing in U.S., Youth Rates Hold Steady: CDC November 12, 2015

Expert says stabilization isn't good enough because still high rates of preventable chronic disease

Health Tip: Feeding Your Child a Vegetarian Diet November 12, 2015

Make sure it includes enough nutrients

FDA Wants Public Comment on Use of Word 'Natural' on Food Labels November 11, 2015

Request is response to citizen petitions asking that the agency define the term

Chemical Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Excess Weight in Kids November 11, 2015

More research needs to be done to show cause-and-effect, expert says

Obese Kids as Young as 8 Show Signs of Heart Disease November 10, 2015

MRI scans reveal structural abnormalities associated with cardiac strain

Belly Fat Is Bad, Even at a Normal Weight November 10, 2015

When pounds collect around the middle, risk of premature death rises, study finds

Frequent Self-Weighing by Young Women Linked to Depression November 09, 2015

Study also finds more trips to the scale lead to greater body dissatisfaction, lower self-esteem

Parents the Target of Deceptive Food Ads, Study Says November 09, 2015

Commercials that misstate benefits of sugary products concern researchers

Fewer Americans Than Ever Sticking to Heart-Healthy Lifestyle, Study Finds November 09, 2015

Less than 6 percent of adults tracked in long-running research are keeping critical risk factors at bay

Health Tip: Keeping Foods Safe in the Refrigerator November 09, 2015

Keep it cold enough and store food properly

Barbecued, Pan-Fried Meat May Boost Kidney Cancer Risk November 09, 2015

High-heat cooking methods implicated in new study

Home Cooking May Help Keep Type 2 Diabetes at Bay November 09, 2015

Study finds it was linked to fewer sugar-sweetened beverages, lower weight

Weight Loss May Help Control Common Irregular Heartbeat November 09, 2015

Losing weight, keeping it off improves atrial fibrillation, studies suggest

Studies Explore Link Between Diet, Rheumatoid Arthritis November 09, 2015

Healthy eating might help prevent debilitating joint disorder, researchers say

'Walkable' Neighborhoods Boost Heart Health, Studies Find November 09, 2015

Commuting via public transportation also linked to lower blood pressure

Pregnant and Got the Blues? Get More Exercise to Protect Your Health November 06, 2015

Those who are depressed sit around too much, increasing risks to themselves and their babies, research shows

Weight-Loss Surgery May Bring Long-Term Benefits to Very Obese Teens November 06, 2015

3 years later, most had rid themselves of diabetes, high cholesterol and high blood pressure, study found

Could Brain Stimulation Be a Way to Weight Loss? November 06, 2015

Small study suggests promise, but one expert finds the idea 'alarming'

Don't Even Talk About It: 'Food Words' Can Make You Overeat November 05, 2015

Stress and genetics also make some crave high-calorie foods, but obese people are more apt to indulge, research finds

Many U.S. Women Gain Too Much Weight While Pregnant: Study November 05, 2015

More than half in 17 states gained excessive weight, which can harm both mother and baby, U.S. researchers report

Your DNA May Explain High-Calorie Food Cravings November 05, 2015

Genetic discovery could lead to new treatments for obesity, researchers say

'Balloon-in-a-Pill' May Be New Weight-Loss Weapon November 05, 2015

Early results from overseas trial suggest an approach that's easy to swallow

Junk Food Not to Blame for America's Obesity Epidemic: Study November 05, 2015

People just eat too much, researchers suggest

Children of Stressed Parents May Be Prone to Obesity November 04, 2015

Study, one of first to identify parental pressure as risk factor for weight gain, focused on Hispanic households

Weight-Loss Surgery May Trim Health Care Costs November 04, 2015

Study found people, especially diabetes patients, spent far less on doctors, drugs after procedure

Count Bites, Subtract the Pounds November 04, 2015

Consuming less food leads to weight loss in one month, study finds

Weight-Loss Surgery Often Brings Less Painful Joints: Study November 04, 2015

Patients tend to get around better as the pounds drop away, but not everyone will benefit, researchers say