| Jun 28, 2012
| 3:07 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Among people with low physical activity and a high risk of diabetes, those who walk more throughout the day are less likely to actually get the blood sugar disorder, according to new research.
The study, published in the...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 5:53 PM
I lost around 5 pounds this month which to me is like a huge fail. However, I know life happens. I tried boosting my metabolism by consuming cinnamon. Which in reality, helped boost my metabolism, but in a way that made me feel hungry all the time.
| Jul 6, 2012
| 10:40 AM
The 50-something former college dropout who returned to campus to finish his degree — and play football. The health nut grandmother who spends her time writing and performing rock 'n roll. The nursing coordinator and schoolteacher couple who...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 7:29 PM
The Food and Drug Administration approved a new prescription diet drug called Qsymia on Tuesday. The medication produced dramatic weight loss in clinical trials, but some are concerned over potential side effects, including increased heart rate, birth...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 8:17 AM
The 2012 INshape Indiana Black & Minority Health Fair kicks off Thursday afternoon with dozens of exhibits at its disposal.
More than $1,000 worth of free health screenings will be available during the event’s four days, including tests for blood...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 5:27 PM
Ahhhh ... pizza for breakfast.
Having the authority to make such a weighty decision is often embraced by college students, dabbling in their own newfound freedom from the parental raised eyebrow.
But making these choices is not without cost. Schedules...
| May 25, 2012
| 6:38 PM
Winning the match up against diabetes. Chicago Bear Jay Cutler pays a visit to a neighborhood filled with kids at risk for the disease he's lived with for four years. His game plan? Educate and help others beat the tough opponent.
Jay Cutler, Chicago...
| May 8, 2012
| 5:06 AM
Anybody who has a long daily commute knows the frustration of sitting in traffic with nothing to do but wait. Now, a study suggests that long commutes can take away more than just precious time - they also negatively impact your fitness and health....
| May 25, 2012
| 11:44 AM
Obesity is a widespread epidemic, even among the homeless.
While the popularized image of a homeless individual is one of skin and bones, a new study shows the reality is not so. One in three (32.3%) homeless individuals in the United States is obese,...
| May 22, 2012
| 12:07 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For at least some moms-to-be, it's extra body fat — and not blood sugar levels — that may be key to their risk of having a big baby, a study published Tuesday suggests.
Researchers found that among 472 pregnant...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 11:21 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Preschoolers who had less patience and worse self-control while waiting for treats in a classic behavior study ended up weighing slightly more as adults, a new analysis shows.
Although the link between childhood patience and...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 10:25 AM
A new report released Tuesday offers sobering projections for an adult obesity rate in the United States that's expected to increase dramatically in Illinois and around the country by 2030.
This is the ninth year that "F as in Fat: How Obesity...