Tag: weight management

Staying on Track With Your Exercise Resolutions

If you are like most people, you’re looking toward the New Year and promising yourself you’ll be more active in...

January 2, 2018

Roundup: Those ‘Fat But Fit’ Have Higher...

Being “fat but fit” is likely just a myth, a new study has found, stressing that these adults carry an...

August 18, 2017

Healthy Salads Deserve Healthy Dressings

As the weather heats up, you may find yourself seeking lighter meals. Salads are a great option — cool, crunchy...

May 29, 2017

Ladies, Here are Tips for a Healthy...

Heart disease, stroke and cancer are among the most common diseases women have to worry about, according to the U.S....

May 17, 2017

Roundup: Gluten-Free Diets Could Harm Your Heart...

“Gluten-free” diets or products have become widespread but a new study warns that you may be putting your heart health...

May 5, 2017

Roundup: ‘Maintain, Don’t Gain’ Challenge Offered for...

'Tis the season many Americans gain weight - anywhere between 1 and 5 pounds on average - say experts.

November 11, 2016

Never Too Early: 5 Tips to Avoid...

Your current weight may be the lightest you’ll be for the remainder of the year, according to a new study...

October 19, 2016

10 Tips for Portion Control & Weight...

Fortunately, portion control, weight-loss and good nutrition are key steps to reducing the health risks associated with excess weight.

August 25, 2016

Roundup: 300% Hike in Diabetes Worldwide, U.N....

In 2014, 8.5 percent of adults (422 million) in the world had diabetes, up from 4.7 percent or 108 million...

April 8, 2016

Risks of Common Heartburn Meds

Studies have shown that PPIs may increase the risk for a variety of problems, including bone fractures, infections, kidney disease...

February 8, 2016

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Roundup: Hip Fractures in Older Women...

Hip fractures are common among the elderly, and the number of older women who are experiencing this serious injury is increasing. Hip fractures among U.S....

Miami Marathon Profiles 2018: Why They...

Runners training for the Fitbit Miami Marathon and Half Marathon on January 28 share their motivations for running. Here are some of their stories in...

Answers to Top 5 Most Googled...

Nearly everyone has Googled questions related to health issues at one point, or at least semi-regularly. Meanwhile, the Internet search giant keeps tabs on the...

Relieving Sciatica’s Radiating Pain

Sciatica is a term you may have heard associated with leg pain emanating from the back. It’s also a reason why more office workers temporarily...

Intermittent Fasting: Is It a Healthy...

Diet plans that incorporate intermittent fasting are popular, but are they healthy? The verdict is mostly still out on the long-term effectiveness of adding periods...

Flu Cases Rising at Emergency Rooms,...

An active flu season is driving more patients to local emergency rooms and primary care offices for treatment, as Florida is one of 49 states...

(Roundup) FDA Warns Against Giving Kids...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says it is requiring safety-labeling changes to keep children and adolescents from being prescribed cough and cold medicines that...

Too Many Babies Still Placed in...

There are still too many preventable, sleep-related deaths among U.S. babies, according to a new report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Is Dr. Google Making You Anxious?...

About 1 percent of all searches on Google — representing tens of millions of inquiries a day — are symptom-related. But even the search giant...

Breastfeeding: Maintaining a Nutritious Diet

A breastfeeding diet is much the same as during pregnancy, with a few differences. It’s important to have a variety of foods to make sure...