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  • People who walk a lot have lower risk of diabetes

    People who walk a lot have lower risk of diabetes
    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...
  • WDBJ7 Health Blog: 245 lbs Weigh-In

    WDBJ7 Health Blog: 245 lbs Weigh-In
    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. A...
  • The difference can add years to your life

    The difference can add years to your life
    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...
  • FDA approves new diet drug

    FDA approves new diet drug
    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...
  • Indiana Black Expo puts spotlight on minority health

    Indiana Black Expo puts spotlight on minority health
    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...
  • The freshman 15

    The freshman 15
    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...
  • Cutler visits kids at risk for diabetes

    Cutler visits kids at risk for diabetes
    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...
  • Longer commutes may steal health and fitness

    Longer commutes may steal health and fitness
    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....
  • 1 in 3 is obese - even the homeless

    1 in 3 is obese - even the homeless
    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,...
  • Mom's excess pounds key in newborn weight

    Mom's excess pounds key in newborn weight
    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...
  • Kids' lack of self-control tied to extra pounds

    Kids' lack of self-control tied to extra pounds
    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...
  • Report: Obesity rising dramatically in Illinois, nation

    Report: Obesity rising dramatically in Illinois, nation
    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...