| Feb 11, 2013
Darlene Jones-Bey knew that she had to change her way of life.
"I was really overweight. I was about 250 pounds," says this Ansonia mom. "I had very high cholesterol. I was at risk for cardiovascular disease, almost borderline diabetic."
| May 28, 2012
| 7:55 AM
To purchase a copy of the book:
Prevent, Halt & Reverse Heart Disease: 109 Things You Can Do
TWO IS BETTER THAN ONE
Taking two baby aspirin may protect your heart more than taking one baby aspirin, with only a minuscule increase...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 8:00 AM
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| Apr 14, 2012
Case for the prosecution
Sodas, candy bars and sweet breakfast cereals are entwined in modern life — along with a lot of other questionable choices and bad habits. It's hard to know exactly what all of that sugar is doing to our bodies, but...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 7:13 PM
Tricia and Mark have a lot in common-besides being mother and son-they both had to face weight problems.
Tricia had weight loss surgery in 2009--about the same time Mark was diagnosed with high cholesterol.
Something had to give--and it was the food....
| Mar 29, 2012
| 1:13 PM
It was Monday that results of a new study came out that show gastric bypass surgery can improve and possibly cure diabetes. That's no surprise to one Roanoke man.
Mark Lambert had been heavy his entire life. He used to weigh 360 pounds and in 2007 he...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Deloyd Rieger, 71, of 410 S. Harrison St., overdriving road conditions, fined $120.
Jeff Roy Harty, 27, of 316 Seventh Ave. N.E., parking/standing violation, fined $92.
David A. Decker, 53, Mountain Lake, Minn., speeding, fined $105.
| Apr 5, 2012
| 2:11 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Among women trying to get pregnant, moderate exercise is tied to more success, according to a new study. However, with exception of overweight and obese women, women who exercise vigorously take a longer time to conceive....
| Apr 9, 2012
The Citizens Medical Center, in Victoria, requires all potential employees to have a body mass index, a formula used to determine fat, of less than 35, according to its CEO.
Do the math, the formula translates to a weight of 210lbs for someone who is 5ft...
| Apr 9, 2012
Results of a study by UC Davis Mind Institute researchers published in the journal Pediatrics says there is a link between obese moms and autistic children.
Mothers who were obese or had diabetes were 67 percent more likely to have autistic children,...
| May 31, 2012
| 6:02 PM
LONG BEACH (KTLA) -- A twin-engine plane that crashed shortly after takeoff in Long Beach last year was 653 pounds overweight and might have had water in its fuel tanks, according to National Transportation Safety Board records.
The deadly crash happened...
| Mar 20, 2012
Melissa Hall thought she was doing everything right--young, thin and leading a healthy lifestyle.
Then last August at the age of 36 she was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.
It was a bombshell.
"Completely shocked,” Melissa said. “Both of...