July 23, 2014: Weight Loss Surgery May Help Ease Urinary Incontinence
Nearly two-thirds of women had significant improvement of their symptoms, researchers report

July 23, 2014: Many Obese U.S. Kids Think They're Thinner Than They Are
They won't take steps to reach a healthy weight if they don't see the problem, experts note

July 23, 2014: Health Tip: Eating for Your Age
Suggestions for men in their 60s

July 22, 2014: Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids
Threat of respiratory disease may be up to 30 percent higher, study suggests

July 22, 2014: High-Salt Diets Could Double Risk of Heart Woes for Diabetics
Risk even greater for people whose diabetes isn't well-controlled, study finds

July 21, 2014: Could Probiotics Help Tame High Blood Pressure?
Study suggests effect from helpful microbes in yogurt, supplements, but more research is needed

July 21, 2014: Waistlines of U.S. Kids Seem to Be Holding Steady, Study Finds
But too many children and teens remain obese, experts say

July 18, 2014: Food Safety Tips for the Summer
Clean hands, proper food temperatures are key to preventing foodborne illnesses, expert says

July 18, 2014: Health Tip: Keep a Food Diary
It may help you lose weight

July 17, 2014: Energy Drink 'Cocktails' May Boost Desire to Drink More
Alcohol plus Red Bull-type beverages might lead to binge-drinking, researcher suggests

July 17, 2014: Exercise May Help Counter Health Risks of Sedentary Lifestyle
'Fitter' couch potatoes weighed less and had better blood pressure, study reports

July 16, 2014: Is Obesity an Advantage After Heart Procedures?
Experts urge caution in interpreting study results

July 16, 2014: Most Kids Eat Fruit, Veggies Daily: CDC
Survey finds 3 out of 4 are getting these healthy foods each day

July 16, 2014: Health Tip: Watching Your Weight During Pregnancy
Helps foster a healthy size for baby

July 16, 2014: Health Tip: Pack Healthy Beach Snacks
Skip offerings from concession stands

July 15, 2014: A Healthy Lifestyle May Deflect Dementia
Older folks who began eating right, exercising did better on memory and problem-solving tests in study

July 15, 2014: Omega-3s in Diet May Help Ward Off Lou Gehrig's Disease
Study found strong association between higher intake and lower odds for ALS

July 15, 2014: Organic Foods May Be Healthier, Review Finds
But critics say the analysis misses some important points

July 15, 2014: Gays, Lesbians Face Certain Health Challenges, U.S. Report Says
They're more likely to smoke, binge drink, but also more likely to get regular exercise

July 14, 2014: Stress May Leave You Heading to the Cookie Jar
Worried women could be prone to weight gain, study suggests

July 12, 2014: Make Exercise Fun, Eat Less Afterwards
Researchers found that people ate more if told their walk was exercise, rather than scenic stroll

July 10, 2014: Losing Weight May Ease Hot Flashes, Study Finds
Doctors say extra fat, and the extra estrogen it produces, make menopause tougher for heavy women

July 10, 2014: 60 Percent of Diners Use Calorie Labeling When Posted: CDC
More women rely on menu's health info than men

July 10, 2014: Health Tip: Measuring Your Waist
It can help you determine if you're at a healthy weight

July 09, 2014: Obesity Epidemic Hitting Hispanics Hard, Study Finds
Severe obesity most common among young adults, setting them up for health problems later in life

July 09, 2014: Exercising Moms-to-Be Have Less Chubby Babies, Study Finds
This could benefit newborns later in life, researcher suggests

July 09, 2014: Kids Still Getting Too Much 'Screen Time': CDC
Nearly three-quarters of 12- to 15-year-olds spend 2 or more hours a day watching TV or on computer

July 08, 2014: Will You Be Obese? Look at Your Sisters, Brothers
Study found older sibling's obesity was strongest predictor for risk

July 08, 2014: Severe Obesity Cuts Up to 14 Years Off Life: Study
As weight climbs, so do related deaths from heart disease, diabetes and cancer, researchers say

July 08, 2014: Inactivity May Be Main Culprit in Obesity Epidemic: Study
Sharp rise seen in number of Americans who didn't exercise, while calorie intake stayed steady

July 08, 2014: Study: Recalled Yogurt Tied to Fungus Infections
One strain can cause infections in healthy people, researcher says; company disputes finding

July 08, 2014: Health Tip: Debunking Myths About Weight Loss
Fad diets aren't safe or effective

July 07, 2014: Obesity May Raise Risk of COPD
Study found those with largest waist sizes more likely to develop lung disease

July 07, 2014: Many Obese Women Face Stigma Every Day, Study Finds
Daily diaries documented snubs, insults and put-downs

July 03, 2014: Grill Safely This Holiday Weekend
Expert offers tips on avoiding food poisoning and reducing cancer risk from barbecued meat

July 03, 2014: Change Bad Habits Early, Save Your Heart Later
Young adults who adopt healthier lifestyle can cut their heart disease risk, researchers say

July 03, 2014: Health Tip: Eating for Energy
Eat just enough to satisfy hunger

July 02, 2014: Could Dark Chocolate Help Ease Poor Leg Circulation?
Perhaps, but experts say there are better ways to obtain beneficial polyphenols

July 02, 2014: Health Tip: Maintaining a Healthy Body Weight
Weigh yourself often

July 01, 2014: Feeding Fido Raw Pet Food a Risky Choice: FDA
Doing so raises risk of food poisoning for both you and your pet, agency warns

June 30, 2014: Nursing Home Care May Be Out of Reach for Many Aging 'Boomers': Study
Price tag for 1 year of institutionalized care is now about $84,000, federal report says

June 27, 2014: Grief in Pregnancy May Trigger Obesity in Adulthood
Extreme stress even before conception can affect unborn child's weight, study suggests

June 27, 2014: Gluten-Free Diet May Lift the 'Fog' of Celiac Patients, Study Says
Scores on attention, memory tests improved after one year

June 26, 2014: Milk, Egg Allergies Seem to Make Parents Most Anxious
Two-thirds of parents accurately assess severity of their child's food allergy, study reports

June 25, 2014: Neanderthal Poop Yields Clues to Early Man's Diet
Analysis of ancient fecal matter suggests more plants were eaten than previously thought

June 25, 2014: Fruits, Veggies Not a Magic Bullet for Weight Loss, Study Finds
If you don't reduce your calorie intake, you won't slim down, researcher warns

June 25, 2014: Health Tip: Drink Lots of Fluids This Summer
Suggestions for what to drink, and when

June 24, 2014: Healthy Weight Loss May Bring Better Sleep, Brighter Mood
But only the emotional boost seemed to last over the long-term, researchers say

June 24, 2014: Diets High in Dairy Might Boost Colon Cancer Survival, a Bit
But, at least one expert strongly disagrees, and instead recommends that cancer patients avoid dairy

June 24, 2014: Health Tip: Eat Omega-3s During Pregnancy
Many fish make great sources