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Which Is Worse: Working Out Hungry or Exercising After a Meal?
Life’s little health dilemmas, solved! More »
Green Coffee: Debunking the Weight Loss ‘Miracle’
A new study on green coffee extract, which celebrity Dr. Oz has called a “miracle” supplement for weight loss, showed it can be harmful for mice. More »
Obesity During Pregnancy Increases Risk of Premature Birth
Being overweight or obese during pregnancy can lead to a preterm delivery and a number of health risks for both mother and child. More »
Workplace Wellness Programs: Do They Work?
The CDC launches an $8 million workplace wellness program, but the government’s own research leaves many unanswered questions about its effectiveness. More »
U.S. doctor group votes to recognize obesity as a disease
By Nick Carey CHICAGO (Reuters) - In order to fight what it described as an "obesity epidemic," the American Medical Association voted on Tuesday to recognize obesity as a disease and recommended a number of measures to fight it. The ass... More »
Lawmakers float bill for Medicare to cover obesity treatment
By Yasmeen Abutaleb WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A day after the American Medical Association classified obesity as a disease, U.S. lawmakers introduced bipartisan bills in the Senate and House of Representatives that would require Medicare to cover mor... More »
At-home weight loss programs for kids lack evidence
By Kathryn Doyle NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Programs designed to prevent childhood obesity in the home don't affect kids' weight a year or more down the line, according to a review of the evidence. But that conclusion comes from only a sm... More »