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Health Tip: Handling Your Child's Fears About Weight January 29, 2015

Suggestions for how to respond

Weight Gain or Loss Linked to Fracture Risk in Older Women January 28, 2015

Study found just a 5 percent change in weight may affect postmenopausal bone health

Soda Habit May Prompt Early Puberty in Girls, Study Suggests January 28, 2015

Early menstruation a risk factor for depression and breast cancer, researchers say

Menu Calorie Counts May Mean Less Fattening Meals for Kids January 26, 2015

Study suggests certain calorie information might also prompt parents to encourage more exercise

With Healthy Foods, Taste Matters, Researchers Say January 23, 2015

Study finds that people ignored nutritional information if they thought yogurt didn't taste good

Health Tip: Eat a Pre-Workout Snack January 22, 2015

Suggestions to help boost your energy

Could Nutrients in Fish Shield Fetus From Mercury's Harms? January 21, 2015

No developmental problems seen in kids of frequent seafood eaters from Seychelles islands, study says

Experts See Place for Weight-Loss Drugs in Obesity Treatment January 20, 2015

But diet and exercise are also key tools, according to new Endocrine Society guidelines

Want to Get Healthy? Get Your Partner Involved January 19, 2015

New research finds lifestyle changes are more successful when couples do it together

A Bit More Salt Each Day May Not Harm Older Adults January 19, 2015

But experts say restricting intake is still advisable

Pizza Takes a Slice Out of Kids' Health, Study Finds January 19, 2015

Children, teens consume more calories, fat and salt on days they eat this American staple

Smoking, Obesity: Weighing the Financial Toll January 16, 2015

Costly not only to the patient but society as a whole, experts say

Health Tip: Adding Aroma to Your Dishes January 16, 2015

Think garlic, peppers or ginger

Eating Right Helps Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in Women January 15, 2015

Study confirms the value of an overall healthy diet

Unhealthy Insulin Levels May Boost Breast Cancer Risk January 15, 2015

Study of postmenopausal women suggested hormone levels mattered more than excess weight

When Women Think Men Prefer Bigger Gals, They're Happier With Their Weight January 15, 2015

Study found a link between men's reported views on female bodies and a woman's own body image

Lack of Exercise More Deadly Than Obesity, Study Suggests January 14, 2015

Just a 20-minute brisk walk each day can lower odds of early death, researchers add

ADHD Drug Might Help Treat Binge-Eating Disorder, Study Suggests January 14, 2015

But therapy is preferable to medication, one expert says

FDA Approves New Device to Treat Obesity January 14, 2015

It sends electrical signals to nerves near the stomach to make a person feel full

Stimulation Device Approved to Treat Obesity January 14, 2015

Targets nerve between brain and stomach that regulates hunger

Recess Promotes Healthy Eating by School Kids: Study January 14, 2015

Changing the timing of activity session may get students to eat more fruits, veggies

For Pastors, It's Easy to Pack on the Pounds January 14, 2015

Stress, long hours and low pay are a challenge to clergy members, study finds

Cluster of Heart Risk Factors Tied to Uterine Cancer Risk January 13, 2015

Excess weight likely a big factor, but other conditions also appear to matter

Health Tip: Trimming Calories From Your Dinner Plate January 13, 2015

Steam veggies instead of drowning them in butter

Head Start Program Might Help Fight Childhood Obesity: Study January 12, 2015

Preschoolers' weight loss attributed to emphasis on nutrition, exercise and structure

Health Tip: Teach Kids About Snack Safety January 12, 2015

Leftovers that should be avoided

Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Risk of Preterm Birth in Study January 08, 2015

Women with lowest levels of the 'sunshine vitamin' most likely to deliver early, researchers found

Cooler Temps May Boost Calorie-Burning 'Brown Fat,' Mouse Study Suggests January 08, 2015

Human trials are needed, but study offers clues to potential method of weight control

Study Reinforces Link Between Low Birth Weight, Diabetes Risk January 08, 2015

Possible reasons include insulin resistance, problems with blood vessel lining and high blood pressure

Kidney Disease Treatment May Be Improving, Study Suggests January 08, 2015

Even though rate of disease is on the rise, fewer patients are suffering organ failure or dying

Despite Resolutions, Food Bills Go <i>Up</i> After New Year's January 07, 2015

Consumers seem to stick with calorie-rich favorites from the holiday season, research shows

PTSD May Raise Women's Risk for Diabetes January 07, 2015

Obesity, antidepressants could play a role in the connection, study suggests

Drug for Bladder Problems May Help Control Weight, Too January 06, 2015

But small study showed increase in heart rate in young, lean volunteers

Less Booze, More Veggies Might Lower Odds for Some Cancers January 06, 2015

Study supports recent expert guidelines on an anti-cancer lifestyle

Weight-Loss Surgery May Extend Lives, Study Finds January 06, 2015

Results applied to older men and women, even with other health problems

Health Tip: Can't Eat Wheat Flour? January 06, 2015

Try one of these alternatives

Overweight Teens Who Lose Weight for Health More Likely to Succeed: Study January 05, 2015

Parents can help by modeling healthy behavior and providing healthier meals

Study Debunks Notion of 'Healthy Obesity' January 05, 2015

Very heavy people slip into poor health over time, researchers find

More Evidence That Healthy Living Works Wonders for Women's Hearts January 05, 2015

Study found good diet, exercise slashed odds for heart disease by 90 percent

Diet Rich in Whole Grains Might Extend Your Life, Study Says January 05, 2015

Findings held even after researchers accounted for person's weight, age and smoking status

Health Tip: Avoid Raw Dairy Products January 02, 2015

Pasteurized is the way to go

Health Tip: Don't Turn to Fad Diets to Drop Pounds January 01, 2015

Avoid plans that promise too much

Defective Hormone Linked to Chronic Obesity in Baby December 31, 2014

Researchers say the condition might explain weight problem for limited number of people

Little Change in Fast Food Calorie Counts, Salt Content December 31, 2014

Researchers tracked popular items from 3 major chains from 1996-2013

Health Tip: Why Am I Gaining Weight? December 31, 2014

Factors that influence extra pounds

Your Birth Year Could Influence Your Odds for Obesity, Study Suggests December 30, 2014

'Fat gene' may be more active in people born after 1942, researchers say

Many Consumers Misled About Bogus Weight-Loss Supplements, Survey Says December 30, 2014

Consumer Reports poll finds shoppers often mistakenly believe that FDA oversees these products

E. Coli Germs Found on Farmers Market Herbs December 19, 2014

Nearly one-quarter of samples from West Coast vendors tested positive, study says

Health Tip: Bake a Healthier Holiday Treat December 19, 2014

Cut calories and boost nutrition

Health Tip: Eating Disorder Can Hurt Your Child December 18, 2014

Here are possible health consequences

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