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  • Diet up in Smoke? Not Smoking may be to Blame

    Diet up in Smoke? Not Smoking may be to Blame
    The number of Americans who smoke is down to about 20% while in the 1960's the number was 46%--and we were thinner then. Today an estimated 30% of Americans are overweight and a new study finds that it's because fewer of us are smoking. Julie Brown is...
  • Maryland health centers take more personalized approach to weight loss

    Maryland health centers take more personalized approach to weight loss
    Sharlene Fair had tried for years to lose weight, but nothing seemed to work until she found her answer after breathing into a tube at her local gym. It was an irritating 10 minutes of breathing, but one that Fair said ultimately helped her drop what she...
  • Shots falling or not, Maryland's Stoglin has unsinkable confidence

    Shots falling or not, Maryland's Stoglin has unsinkable confidence
    Coaches say the best way to emerge from a slump is simply to keep shooting. Terrell Stoglin didn't need to be told twice. It was Nov. 18, and the Maryland guard was one day removed from the worst game of his college career — 0-for-9 from the...
  • Diet Detective's All American Diet

    Diet Detective's All American Diet
    Here is Dr. Platkin's quick guide to starting the Diet Detective's All American Diet: - Make A Solid Commitment To Stick To The Plan. Mark the date you’ll begin on your calendar (and don’t make it a month from now). - Start with your 21-Day...
  • 1-800-GET-THIN centers criticized

    1-800-GET-THIN centers criticized
    Weight-loss surgeons from across the United States are attempting to distance themselves from surgery centers affiliated with the 1-800-GET-THIN advertising for Lap-Band surgery. In a letter to House members considering a congressional investigation of...
  • Obesity & Infertility: Weight Loss Surgery Helps Aid Pregnancy

    Obesity & Infertility: Weight Loss Surgery Helps Aid Pregnancy
    Cicelyann Perkins is a shadow of her former self--just a few short years ago she was much heavier--those were the days before her weight loss surgery in 2007. "Going in I think I was 246," Cicelyann said with a laugh. "I try not to remember that--as of...
  • Time for healthier school lunches

    I was delighted to read the newU.S. Department of Agricultureguidelines requiring schools to serve meals with twice as many fruits and vegetables, more whole grains, less sodium and fat, and no meat for breakfast ("Taterless tots," Aug. 24, 2011). The...
  • Calories count, but not where they come from: study

    Calories count, but not where they come from: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Sticking to diets with strict proportions of fat, carbs and protein may not be more effective for people who want to lose weight and fat mass than simply cutting back on calories, according to a new comparison of four diets....
  • Don't blame C-sections for fat kids: study

    Don't blame C-sections for fat kids: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Kids born by Cesarean section are no more likely to become obese than if they are born vaginally, a new study concludes. Past research from Brazil had found a link between excessive poundage and C-sections, leading some...
  • Food stamp bills seek to restrict junk food

    Ronda Storms is a Republican state senator from Florida. She is also a mom who buys the groceries for her family of four. A few months ago, Storms, 46, started noticing that some fellow shoppers were using federal food stamp money to purchase a lot of...
  • In-Your-Face Fitness: Is there a right way for women to get ripped abs?

    In-Your-Face Fitness: Is there a right way for women to get ripped abs?
    There is something surreal about a former champion bodybuilder lifting up her shirt to show you her abs in the middle of a coffee shop. Sandra Bueckert is a 45-year-old mother of two and one of the best-known personal trainers in my hometown, and she...