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  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Teen's weight-loss methods could be symptoms of eating disorder

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 15-year-old daughter, who is overweight, wants to lose weight badly. She has recently lost about 20 pounds, but I'm becoming worried about how she's doing it. She often skips meals, and she exercises for several hours every day. I...
  • New cholesterol guidelines favor more use of statins to prevent heart attack, stroke

    Harvard Health Blog Updated cholesterol guidelines released Nov. 12 by the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology aim to prevent more heart attacks and strokes than ever by boosting the number of Americans who take statins....
  • How your company is watching your waistline

    How your company is watching your waistline
    Employers tried the carrot, then a small stick. Now they are turning to bigger cudgels. For years they encouraged workers to improve their health and productivity with free screenings, discounted gym memberships and gift cards to lose weight. More...
  • Cat's stinky breath likely points to a medical problem

    Q: My cat was never a kisser, but he's begun to kiss us. I like the affection, but not the nasty breath! You'd think there would be a mint catnip or breath mint available for cats. Do you know of any such products? -- S.J., St. Paul, MN A: Actually,...
  • What's up, doc? Weight-loss diet for 9-year-old

    What's up, doc? Weight-loss diet for 9-year-old
    Q: How do I know if I need to put my child on a weight-loss diet? What is appropriate for a 9-year-old? A: Interestingly, 20 years ago, there was little interest in weight loss in a 9-year-old child. It was assumed that this was the “husky”...
  • Stay vigilant against the 'silent killer'

     Stay vigilant against the 'silent killer'
    I was sorry to read of the death of Dr. William Stanley, a cardiovascular physiologist, formerly with the University of Maryland School of Medicine ("William C. Stanley, 56, cardiovascular physiologist," Nov. 3). It reminded me of the passing in 1984 of...
  • Going Out In Style: Mid-Career Transformation Has Taken Center To New Heights

    Going Out In Style: Mid-Career Transformation Has Taken Center To New Heights
    Even in kindergarten at Minisink Elementary School, Stefanie Dolson was the one Mrs. DeSimone depended on to help run the classroom. “I always had fun jobs in school,” Dolson said. “I was the one who got to turn the lights on in the...
  • Overweight adults with diabetes sought for diet study

    Overweight adults with diabetes sought for diet study
    Overweight adults with type 2 diabetes are being recruited to join an 8-month online study to compare the effectiveness of two diets, and how well each controls the disease. The online study will look at the health impact of a low-carbohydrate diet versus...
  • Survey reveals some big misconceptions about cats

    Cat owners think they understand their feline friends' needs, but sometimes they may not. According to a recent survey by the Kelton Global of more than 500 cat owners, its turns out the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) may be easier to understand than...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Criteria can help determine if patient is good candidate for gastric bypass

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have been overweight most of my life. I've tried for years to shed the extra pounds, but nothing works. I'm now 45 and about 100 pounds beyond my ideal weight. I have high blood pressure, and my doctor says I'm at risk for diabetes. I'...
  • Mike and Molly Season 4: Date, time, TV channel, preview and more!

     
    Mike and Molly Season 4 premieres at 9pm Monday, Nov. 4, on CBS. When it debuted in 2010, the buzz on Mike & Molly was that it had the audacity to treat overweight people as — gasp! — regular people, and make them the focus of the show as...