Implementing a health program within the workplace has great benefits to both employees and employers.
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A very inexpensive school intervention program has been observed to help kids beat obesity.
Adding a serving of citrus fruits to your diet may help prevent the harmful negative effects of obesity, find researchers at the American Chemical Society.
Your child’s bedtime may be predictive of his or her risk of being obese later in life.
Why did your diet plan fail last time? It is likely that you have not chosen a diet that fits with your lifestyle.
Heart disease and stroke together take a greater toll on America’s health than any other condition. But we are losing the battle against this disease, partly due to our excess weight and increasing incidence of Type 2 diabetes.
While you may not realize it, there is a big connection between your weight and how you sleep at night. Several studies point to the need to eat a healthier diet and get more exercise – and lose excess weight if needed.
How far do you drive to and from work each day? If you are in your car for more than an hour, you may want to consider what it is doing to your health.
New report shows that Americans are playing the blame game when it comes to obesity, fat denial and being overweight.
You’ve likely never heard of “spexin.” But it could be a key for researchers in finding a better way to control weight in obese teenagers.
New research hints at a possible link between personal care products that contain phthalates and obesity. What if your soap, nail polish and other products you use every day really were causing your waistline to expand?
If you have depression and are also overweight, consider talking with your doctor about adding Wellbutrin to your plan of care.
Could color coding your food be the easiest way to lose weight? If it sounds good, you might be interested in the Thinsulin program that claims to have helped thousands of people with weight loss.
The WHO, CDC and other large health organizations have created official travel warnings for anyone who may be planning to visit South America because of an outbreak of the Zika virus. Although knowledge about the virus is limited, there is a strong warning for those who are pregnant and may become pregnant based on potential health risks for unborn children. The virus has also raised other questions, and researchers are taking a closer look at it. Could the Zika virus also be one of the viral infections that has been linked to obesity? Is the virus responsible for microcephaly in babies?
People who are overweight or obese and who are vitamin D deficient may be able to lose weight by taking a supplement of the nutrient, according to a new study.
Children of women who were very obese before getting pregnant are at increased risk of emotional and behavioral problems, a new study suggests.
An article written by Teresa Tanoos eMaxHealth inspired me to write this article about GERD. It mentions a new option for treating gastro- esophageal reflux disease (GERD) . It is really not a new option, but it was not always widely available due to costs. (Being third tier many insurance platforms). The new option is generic Nexium. The food and drug administration (FDA) has approved the nation's first generic version for the treatment of GERD.
Obese women are over 40 percent more likely to develop certain cancers than women of a healthy weight, according to new estimates from Cancer Research UK.
A new study has found that children whose mothers were overweight or obese before pregnancy, or whose mothers gained too much weight during pregnancy, are at an increased risk of being obese themselves.
You are someone who can do a lot of things. You are an achiever. But do you find that dieting and sticking with it is that one thing that keeps you from looking like an achiever? According to Health magazine, one of the easiest and healthiest ways to lose 10 pounds in 30 days is to “Swap Your Way Slim” by switching your go-to foods with better choices.
Have you tried every diet under the sun but still cannot manage to lose any weight? If you are seriously obese, now may be the time to consider these two weight loss surgery procedures that according to Diabetes Forecast show lasting benefits up to 3 years following surgery.
A lack of sleep among teens has been found to be associated with a significant increased risk for obesity. The consequences of not getting enough sleep can therefore be a lot more serious than simply falling asleep in class.