| Sep 25, 2014
| 2:05 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. Do we have to butter you up for this news? Paula Deen is back, y'all, and she loves her some Charlotte.
More than 2,000 people attended Deen's show at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center on Wednesday night, including one couple who...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 11:24 AM
For the third time in two years, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug to help people lose weight. The new drug, Contrave, combines two generic drugs, naltrexone and bupropion.
Naltrexone is used to help kick an addiction to...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 5:47 PM
In its $10.5-million spending binge to defeat soda tax measures in Berkeley and San Francisco in November — and to stem the nationwide push to hold Big Soda accountable for epidemic diseases related to sugar overconsumption — the soda industry...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 4:38 PM
Way back in the days before air-conditioned cars, my family had a joke that wasn't funny.
We'd be off on a summer outing with me, brother and sis in the back seat.
"Carrie's wilting," they'd say, laughing merrily as I glared at them from my sweaty...
| Oct 29, 2014
Caridad Center's Prevention, Education and Treatment of Chronic Conditions Program will train community members to become diabetes self-management leaders.
These leaders will go out into the community to educate patients on diabetes management, the...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 1:05 PM
The drastic increases in the number of people living with diabetes and the number of new cases diagnosed each year may have leveled off, according to U.S. health officials.
Researchers found little change in the prevalence and incidence of diabetes...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Oct. 23 at 6 p.m.
The City of Wilton Manors Leisure Services Department
This Halloween event will include a costume contest, games, bounce houses, a giant cake walk, sweets booth, a hayride, goody bags, concession, and families...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 6:13 PM
Remember when green coffee bean extract was the next big thing in weight loss, a remedy with positive clinical findings touted as a breakthrough by Dr. Mehmet Oz and aggressively hawked online?
Last week, the 2012 study that...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Robots bathing patients, storefront medical clinics and nurses conducting procedures once done by doctors. The future of health care is bound to include practices that might surprise us today but will be commonplace 50 years from now. When hasn't that...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 7:20 AM
Breakfast eaters tend to have better diets overall, consuming more fruit, vegetables, milk and whole grains than non-breakfast eaters, according to Consumer Reports.
And because the time between dinner and the next morning's meal is the longest your body...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 9:38 AM
A woman's pre-pregnancy lifestyle may strongly impact her risk of developing diabetes while pregnant.
Healthy eating, regular exercise, healthy weight and no history of smoking before pregnancy were each powerfully linked to whether women would develop...