Column | Mar 9, 2014 | 5:00 AM
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Column | Jun 21, 2013 | 1:33 PMI can’t quite wrap my head around the American Medical Association’s decision to label obesity a disease.
Story | Mar 7, 2014 | 10:10 AM
Physicians from around Pennsylvania are in Washington today urging legislators to fix the "doc fix. Doctors are targeting a Medicare formula that is a classic example of Washington kicking the can down the road. It's called the SGR, short for...
Story | Mar 5, 2014 | 4:13 PM
This week's Time Magazine cites several reasons for vegetarians living longer. The article was prompted by a report in American Medical Association's Internal Medicine that a vegetarian diet lowers blood pressure, a key factor in risk of heart failure and...
Story | Mar 5, 2014 | 1:48 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - After American Indians built casinos on California tribal lands, their incomes rose and their children's obesity rates fell, according to a new study. The study's authors sought to highlight the merits of investing in...