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Federal health reform has given doctors a new prescription for weight loss and a potential new business opportunity for everyone from gym owners to personal trainers. Because of the Affordable Care Act, all new health plans in the nation must cover
In the study, researchers used mice to study the FTO gene, which has long been linked to obesity. They found that the FTO gene interacts with a gene called IRX3, which is far away on the genome...Dr. Hui said IRX3's apparent role in how energy is
Jan. 11, 1964 when the Surgeon General published the report declaring tobacco carcinogenic, more than 40 percent of American adults smoked. Today, when smoking is considered declassee rather than sophisticated, fewer than one-fifth do.
Adrian Lam , Victoria Times Colonist The rate of preventable diseases such as Type 2 diabetes, hypertension and obstructive pulmonary disease has risen in B.C. over the last decade, says a new report from the BC Healthy Living Alliance.
12 March 2014 18 shares 106 View comments Overweight 11-year-olds did less well at school at 16, a new study has found (stock image) Its damage to health is well known, but obesity could also harm a child's exam success. A study found that girls who
Whether or not weight gain is avoidable with exercise isn't the only question worth asking. With the understanding that belly fat has greater health implications than added inches elsewhere, it's worth finding out whether exercise has the same impact
Story Video Thinkstock Video How did our society get to this point?...The numbers on a scale can send even the most level-headed person into an irrational panic. But did you know that your weight is not necessarily the most accurate predictor of good
Eating highly processed carbohydrates can have a similar effect on brain chemistry as addictive substances according to a study in the Journal of Clinical Nutrition . Stimulating regions of the brain involved with reward and craving, refined
Creating a novel about a morbidly overweight character, following the death of one's own brother from obesity-related complications, would seem a challenge for any author. For Lionel Shriver, there was another problem: constantly writing about eating
Hudson didn't have her her first drink until 20, but 12 years later she found herself in rehab.