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  • Lots can be done to help older dogs with achy joints

    Lots can be done to help older dogs with achy joints
    NASHVILLE, TN -- These reader questions were answered at the American Animal Hospital Association Conference 2014, held here March 20-23. AAHA is the only organization which accredits veterinary practice for excellent standards, with over 50,000 member...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Special Screening And Panel Discussion Set For April 6

    Every day online, on the news or in the paper you hear another statistic or anecdote about SNAP benefits, food insecurity, or the rise of hunger for children, their families, and the elderly. In fact, there is a good chance you are reading this on your...
  • Investors cast fresh eye on battered emerging stocks

    LONDON (Reuters) - Investors are starting to look afresh at emerging equities after years in which the sector has been a consensus "sell". Barclays, Citi, HSBC, Morgan Stanley and Societe Generale are among banks now advising clients to buy back in -...
  • Bariatric surgery found to ease Type 2 diabetes symptoms

    Bariatric surgery did more to improve symptoms of diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol after three years than intensive treatment with drugs alone, according to new results from a closely watched clinical trial involving patients who were...
  • Sugary drinks and the epidemic childhood obesity [Letter]

    Sugary drinks and the epidemic childhood obesity [Letter]
    Reporter Meredith Cohn's recent article about the World Health Organization's new sugar recommendations highlighted the concerns of medical and public health experts over the epidemic of childhood obesity ("Officials urge consumers to cut back on sugar,"...
  • Enjoy your body wrap — but don't expect too much

    Q: Can you tell me about body wraps? My best friend wants to go with her to a spa where they do these. She says it will tighten my skin and take inches off of my waist as well as remove toxins and smooth out cellulite. I looked this up online, and it...
  • Junk food makes you lazy: Study looks at overweight, unmotivated rats

    Junk food makes you lazy: Study looks at overweight, unmotivated rats
    You know an unhealthy diet can make you fat, but new research suggests it can sap your motivation too. In a study published in the journal Physiology & Behavior, researchers at UCLA found that rats fed a diet low in fat but high in simple sugars and...
  • Trying to lose weight? Willpower is more than saying 'I won't'

    Trying to lose weight? Willpower is more than saying 'I won't'
    Each time health psychologist Kelly McGonigal teaches her Science of Willpower class, she asks students to select a willpower challenge to focus on during the 10-week course. Though students' goals are diverse — kicking nicotine or getting out of...
  • Bright light - early and often - linked to lower BMI, study finds

    To maximize your chances of fighting flab, new research offers some simple advice: Wake up early and go outside. People who loaded up on light exposure at the beginning of the day were most likely to have a lower body mass index, according to a study...
  • Medical cost of childhood obesity is $19,000, researchers say

    Are the millions of dollars spent to try to reverse childhood obesity a good investment? One answer might be found in the cost if the condition goes unchecked: about $19,000 per obese child in lifetime medical costs, researchers reported Monday. That&...
  • Are Americans smart to stop drinking diet soda?

    Are Americans smart to stop drinking diet soda?
    When I was director of the Congressional Budget Office, I was testifying so frequently to the Senate Finance Committee that the chairman granted me a special exception to the committee rules: He allowed me to drink diet soda rather than just water...