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  • Cellphones as weight-loss aid to be studied

     
    Doctors at UC San Diego hope to find out if cell phones can help you lose weight. They are recruiting San Diego County residents for a study that will use text and photo messages to remind participants to make healthy choices. Certain participants will...
  • They shed fur, they also can shed pounds

     
    The obesity epidemic that is sweeping through the nation also has swept up our other household members -- our dogs and cats. According to a report cited by pet food maker Purina, 55 percent of dogs and 54 percent of cats nationwide are overweight or...
  • Paula Deen reveals her Type 2 diabetes diagnosis

     
    Paula Deen admitted Tuesday she has Type 2 Diabetes. Celebrity chef Paula Deen was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes three years ago....
  • DeSales University uses film to fight childhood obesity

     
    Good news for DeSales University and two Allentown School District middle schools. DeSales University's "Films for Fitness" initiative recently became one of seven programs in the state to receive a "UnitedHealth Heroes" grant. The grant will help to...
  • Thursday's Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 29 - Feb. 4 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Jan. 29 - Feb. 4 in PDF format are also available at latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv Weekly TV Listings......
  • 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...
  • Lap-Band maker needs to step up

    Lap-Band maker needs to step up
    Like most big companies, Irvine pharmaceutical giant Allergan Inc. likes to project the image of an upstanding corporate citizen. Indeed, it devotes several pages of its website to its purported good works. Yet it's still proper to ask: When will...
  • Home, lean home: Designers, builders resolve to lose extra house flab

    Home, lean home: Designers, builders resolve to lose extra house flab
    Have you resolved to go on a diet and shed pounds in the new year? Why not also put your home on a diet in 2012? It makes sense, said Sharon Kreighbaum, author of the new book "Is Your House Overweight? Recipes for Low-Fat Rooms" and owner of Staged...
  • Why we're fat, Part 4: Outside forces affect what we eat, how much exercise we get

    Why we're fat, Part 4: Outside forces affect what we eat, how much exercise we get
    Beyond what we eat, what we're born with and what we do, our environment contributes in major — and mostly unnoticed — ways to our health and our weight. All have conspired to make two-thirds of adult Americans and one-third of American...
  • Study: Kids With Bad Relationships with Moms More Likely to be Obese

    Study: Kids With Bad Relationships with Moms More Likely to be Obese
    OHIO -- The mother-child relationship has always carried a lot of weight. Now researchers say some obese teens might be in essence, carrying the weight of their relationship with their mothers when they were younger. A new study published in this week'...
  • Health & Fitness Guide 2012: How To Avoid Weight Loss Lapses

    Health & Fitness Guide 2012: How To Avoid Weight Loss Lapses
    If you are struggling with lapses in your workout routine or healthy eating to lose weight, Kathy Stevens suggests you look them head on. "One way to prepare for lapses is to recognize them," says Stevens, director of distance education for the Aerobic...
  • Health & Fitness Guide 2012: Fail-Proof Your Life

    Health & Fitness Guide 2012:  Fail-Proof Your Life
    From co-workers with candy on their desks to that daily drive past a favorite fast food joint, there are plenty of negative influences to successful weight loss. Keeping these influences at bay is a challenge for many. But it doesn't have to be as hard...