Last week the American Medical Association put its weight behind requiring yearly instruction aimed at preventing obesity for public school children and teens.
More than 100 people in the fields of health care and nutrition heard a rallying cry against obesity from a man described as “the commander-in-chief” of the fight.
Basketball legend Earl “The Pearl” Monroe is teaming up with Merck on the Diabetes Restaurant Month program to challenge restaurants in Philadelphia to create diabetes-friendly menu items which are also heart healthy.
Philadelphia will host its largest convention of the year later this week.
According to a new report from the British Medical Journal finds dark chocolate can actually reduce the risk of heart disease and diabetes in people who are at high risk.
Echo Therapeutics has developed the system – which uses an adhesive glucometer and a “wand” of sorts – to monitor blood sugar levels in capillaries just below the skin surface.
The generic diabetes drug Metformin, which has been around for years, is being studied as a possible wonder drug in the battle against cancer.
This week Hadas Kuznits interviews a couple of chefs who eat healthy and help their customers do the same, and an elusive bar owner who goes by one name — “Lee.”
Think about a world where we could eat all we want without sacrificing our health. In the laboratory that may be possible, at least in mice with a certain anti-cancer gene.
America is facing a health crisis – diabetes. It causes heart problems and much more including a potential loss if vision.
More and more of us are being diagnosed as obese or with diabetes, and a new book argues they are on the same spectrum of disease.
Square 1682 is known for running one of the greenest operations in the city, so it only made sense that Chef Guillermo Tellez and his bar staff expand on the ever-growing movement for healthier menu options by adding more of them to the bar menu, too.
“Project Not Me” is the name of a 12 month study that is aimed at helping those who are at risk for type-2 diabetes. More than 300 adults are being sought for the pilot program in two test markets including one in Philadelphia.
Big surprise, if your doctor could stand to lose a few pounds chances are he won’t tell you to.
They’re being pressured to accept medical supplies that in many cases they don’t want or even need! 3 On Your Side has a warning for seniors and their families.