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Health Tip: Weigh Yourself Regularly September 04, 2015

Using the same scale

More Evidence Weight-Loss Surgery Helps Fight Type 2 Diabetes September 04, 2015

Bariatric procedures beat drug therapy in easing the disease over the long term, study found

Health Tip: If Your Child Chooses Unhealthy Foods September 03, 2015

Suggestions to help break the habit

Probiotics Don't Keep Bad Bugs at Bay in Critically Ill: Study September 03, 2015

Despite 'good' bacteria treatment, antibiotic-resistant bacteria still colonized ICU patients' intestines

Cutting Calories May Help You Fend Off Age-Linked Disease: Study September 01, 2015

Smaller portions could lower risk of heart disease, diabetes, even in low-risk people

Too Much Weight in Midlife Tied to Earlier Alzheimer's September 01, 2015

Slimming down might delay dementia, research suggests

Could Lots of Coffee Up Heart Risks for Young Adults With High Blood Pressure? August 31, 2015

Study finds an association, but can't prove cause and effect

Proposed NYC Law May Trim 54 Calories From Kids' Fast Food Meals August 31, 2015

If passed, legislation would also reduce levels of fat and sodium, study says

Obesity May Be Linked to Greater Risk of Stillbirth August 28, 2015

High blood pressure, placental problems could be the connection, researchers say

Many Kids Tossing Fruits, Veggies in Trash Since New U.S. School Lunch Rules August 27, 2015

Although youngsters put produce on their trays, they're throwing out about a third more, study found

Healthier School Meals Offered Across U.S., Feds Find August 27, 2015

Students get more fruits and veggies, less salt

Health Tip: If Allergic to Eggs August 27, 2015

Here are potential substitutes

Oldest Sister at Greater Risk of Obesity, Study Contends August 27, 2015

Researcher suggests firstborns may have decreased blood supply, nutrients in womb

Medical Groups Endorse Early Exposure to Peanut Products for High-Risk Infants August 26, 2015

Interim guidance issued in response to study that found exposure lowered chances of allergy by 80 percent

American Kids Growing Fatter Than Their Canadian Cousins August 25, 2015

Rates for school children differ significantly, CDC study finds

Mom's Healthy Diet Linked to Lower Heart Defect Risk at Birth August 25, 2015

Researchers looked at what women ate before getting pregnant

Many Parents Put 'Food Pressure' on Their Kids, Study Finds August 25, 2015

Overweight moms, dads often limit food intake, while those of normal weight push children to eat more

Exercise May Be Good Medicine for Irregular Heartbeat August 24, 2015

Obese patients with atrial fibrillation saw odds of recurrence decline as fitness level improved

Main Dishes May Fall Flat After Stellar Appetizers August 21, 2015

Want your entree to stand out? Use mediocre ingredients in your starter course, study suggests

Weight Loss Fights Liver Condition, No Matter How It's Done August 21, 2015

Through surgery or lifestyle changes, shedding pounds improves nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, study finds

Doctor's Support Boosts Weight Loss, Study Shows August 21, 2015

Researcher suggests including physicians in commercial programs

Healthy Breakfast Is Essential for Kids August 21, 2015

Expert shares tips for morning meals they can't pass up

Eating on the Run May Mean Eating More Later August 21, 2015

Study found women gobbled more food down after snacking while walking

Health Tip: Poor Eating Habits August 20, 2015

Traits to avoid

Health Tip: Diet Affects Your Dental Health August 20, 2015

Eat healthier for your teeth

Weight Loss While You Relax? Mouse Study Hints It Could Happen August 19, 2015

Researcher envisions 'game-changer' in obesity treatment

Genetically Modified Foods, Herbicides and Human Safety August 19, 2015

2 researchers decry heavy use of weedkillers; manufacturer says no threat exists

Scientists Probe Obesity's Ties to Breast Cancer Risk August 19, 2015

Findings suggest heavy women might need more focused screening

Diabetes Drug Might Also Help Some Patients Lose Weight August 18, 2015

Researchers note higher dosage used in study isn't approved for treatment of blood sugar disease

Can Coffee Lower Risk of Colon Cancer's Return? August 17, 2015

Study found an association but didn't prove cause and effect

Health Tip: Eat Responsibly August 17, 2015

Maintain a healthy balance

Health Tip: Talking to Your Child About Eating Disorders August 17, 2015

Approach conversation honestly

Clubs, Adult Support Can Help Kids Stay Slim August 14, 2015

Being active and having positive role models is key, new study finds

Clearing Land Around Farms Doesn't Improve Food Safety August 14, 2015

Expert says diverse plant life may even help filter bacteria and chemical run-off

Vitamin D Supplements Little Help for Obese Teens, Study Finds August 14, 2015

Taking them did not help heart or lower diabetes risk, and may be linked to higher cholesterol levels

Low-Fat May Beat Low-Carb Diet for Trimming Body Fat: Study August 14, 2015

But best weight-loss plan is one you can stick with long-term, researcher says

Health Tip: Strive to Lose Weight August 14, 2015

Adopt these success strategies

Could Your Smartphone Help Boost Your Heart Health? August 13, 2015

Special apps, trackers may boost weight loss, exercise, quitting smoking, early studies suggest

Health Tip: Drink Water All Day August 13, 2015

Always carry a water bottle

Health Tip: Get the Facts About Calories August 12, 2015

They're not the only factor that influences weight

Jury Still Out on Whether Saturated Fat Is Bad for You, Researchers Say August 12, 2015

But clear link seen between trans fats and heart troubles, early death

Calorie Burn Boost May Be Weight-Loss Surgery's Secret August 11, 2015

Researchers find that gastric bypass procedure increases energy needed to digest food

More Evidence That Southern Cooking Boosts Heart Risk August 10, 2015

Avoid diet heavy in fried food, processed meats and sugary drinks, experts advise

Exercise Boosts Obese Kids' Heart Health August 10, 2015

Review finds fitness levels, blood vessel function improved quickly, even if no weight was lost

Could Too Many Refined Carbs Make You Depressed? August 07, 2015

Study found postmenopausal women who ate more processed foods faced higher risk of mood disorder

What Parents Can Do to Promote Good Dental Health August 07, 2015

Eat right and teach kids how to care for their teeth properly, expert suggests

Cutting Certain Carbs Might Not Ease Irritable Bowel Syndrome August 07, 2015

Research finds little evidence to support elimination diet's use

Bodybuilder Supplement Abuse a Growing Concern August 07, 2015

Study finds more men using them to achieve 'perfect' body, may qualify as new eating disorder

Skipping Breakfast a Bad Idea for People with Type 2 Diabetes August 07, 2015

Missing morning meal could raise blood sugar levels the rest of the day, study says

Health Tip: Set a Date to Lose the Weight August 07, 2015

Target weight loss to a special event