Tag: weight management

Miami Marathon Profiles 2018 (Part 2): Why...

Participants training for the Fitbit Miami Marathon and Half Marathon on January 28 share their motivations for running. Here is...

January 22, 2018

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

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Roundup: Diabetes Screening, Caffeine and Statin...

Screening Guidelines May Miss Half of Diabetic, Prediabetic Patients, Study Says A national government panel of healthcare experts recommends that physicians screen patients for dysglycemia...

Health-Related Spring Cleaning Tips (Infographic)

When it comes to your health, “spring cleaning” should go far beyond just clearing out a year’s worth of clutter from overpacked closets, the garage...

What to Do When Seasonal Allergies...

Tens of millions of Americans experience seasonal allergies, with spring being the time of year when sneezing, coughing and other allergy symptoms are most prevalent....

She had a Stroke at 23:...

Kimberly San Martin was in an exercise class when she started to get dizzy and experienced weakness on her left side. It may be hard...

Fighting Back Against Fibromyalgia

Severe pain from fibromyalgia forced Lady Gaga to recently cancel the remaining dates of her world concert tour. Fibromyalgia can make it difficult for a...

Roundup: Heart & Exercise, Dementia Risk,...

Being Fit, Active Benefits Even Those With Family History of Heart Disease Exercise is good for your heart and preventing chronic disease. That’s a well...

How Depression Impacts People With Heart...

About one out of every five people with heart disease suffers from depression. And those with both conditions are more likely to likely to be...

E-Cigarettes: Hidden Harms From Toxic Ingredients

The fruity flavors of and odorless smoke emitted by e-cigarettes are not as harmless as users believe. The 10 million adults and teenagers who vape...

Q&A: Oral, Head & Neck Cancer

Approximately 110,000 new cases of oral, head and neck cancer are diagnosed each year in the United States, with men being affected about twice as...

Heart Attack Symptoms: ‘I had the...

One day five years ago, Beatriz Martinez remembers that she felt symptoms she had never experienced before, including shortness of breath, dizziness and a pain...