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Weight Loss (INACTIVE)

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  • Letters from President Taft tell familiar story of struggling to lose weight

    Harvard Health Blog William Howard Taft was America's heaviest president. Of course, he would have preferred being seen and remembered for something else, and did take steps to lose weight. Not surprisingly, though, Taft's story of weight loss and...
  • Choosing a sweetener, are they all equal?

     Choosing a sweetener, are they all equal?
    Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly contribute a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is reprinted here. The latest post is from Elaine Pelc....
  • 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...
  • 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'...
  • Surgery trounces diet and exercise for treating obesity and its ills

    Surgery trounces diet and exercise for treating obesity and its ills
    While diet and exercise are available to all, bariatric surgery is likely to remain a solution available to just a small fraction of the 90 million Americans who are obese. But when it comes to inducing weight loss and improving obesity-related health...
  • Excess weight can increase breast cancer risk, researchers say

    Excess weight can increase breast cancer risk, researchers say
    Mother and daughter Angela and Candi Watts were both diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011. After a two-year battle, they are both disease-free, but the war continues. The new enemy is their waistlines. Scientists have discovered that excess weight not...
  • 'Biggest Loser' recap: Out of saves as double elimination looms?

    'Biggest Loser' recap: Out of saves as double elimination looms?
    Jillian apologized, and all her team cared about was getting back into the gym. Ruben returned, and there didn't seem to be a big rush to get him back into the gym, despite his less-than-stellar weight-loss numbers. Instead, the rush seemed to be on...
  • TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau found guilty of contempt, ordered held

    TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau found guilty of contempt, ordered held
    Chicago-based TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau has made a fortune marketing himself as a truth teller who reveals secrets that the rich and powerful want to keep from the public. Hawking everything from financial advice to weight-loss solutions, the smooth-...
  • Kevin Trudeau found guilty of criminal contempt over diet book ads

    Kevin Trudeau found guilty of criminal contempt over diet book ads
    In the world of dieting, many promises are made and broken. But author Kevin Trudeau's is an extreme case: He had been warned by no less than the Federal Trade Commission not to make false claims about his diet book in advertisements. Nevertheless, he...
  • Use these creative ways to save on health care

    Use these creative ways to save on health care
    If you're looking to save money on health care, then you might want to start with "The Healthcare Survival Guide" (Health Advocate Publishing, 2009) by Martin B. Rosen and Abbie Liebowitz, M.D. Written in reaction to the 2008 economic crisis, the slim...
  • Juicers: Hot new appliances offer cool nutritional benefits

    Juicers: Hot new appliances offer cool nutritional benefits
    Juicing is a hot trend among nutrition advocates. It's often looked on as an easy way to get more fruit, vegetables and fiber into your diet -- breaking them down into an easy-to-consume drink. Whether you've turned to juicing to get finicky children to...