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(Philadelphia fire officials and a representative from Weight Watchers pose with "biggest loser" Lt. Edward Marko, second from right, and the microwave oven his department received.  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Philadelphia Cops Pull Even With Firefighters in 26-Year Weight Loss Competition

But the biggest individual loser was fire lieutenant Edward Manko (second from right in photo).

02/15/2013

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Author Details Public Ordeal of Helping Her Overweight Daughter Lose Weight

No good deed goes unpunished, they say. So it was for Dara-Lynn Weiss.

01/27/2013

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App Makes Losing Weight A Social Challenge

Dietbet is an online weight loss challenge where participants lose weight together. Vice president of business development Matt Daniels explains how it works.

01/13/2013

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Before Joining A Gym

In case you are thinking of getting healthy in 2013 and joining a gym, this is what you need to consider before signing up so you know how you can cancel.

12/28/2012

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The Benefits Of A Long Walk

Long-distance walking results in twice as much weight loss as standard cardiac rehabilitation exercises that involve walking short distances at a brisk pace.

12/03/2012

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A Diet For Thanksgiving

Any diet plan is a lifetime effort – which includes holidays!

11/21/2012

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Health: Philly’s Fight Against Childhood Obesity Appears To Be Paying Off

Philadelphia’s fight against childhood obesity is paying off. While it’s still a huge problem, students are losing weight, especially minorities which is a first. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the new report.

09/06/2012

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Plain and Simple Weight Loss

Find out more about Mark Murphy and his helpful exercise tips here.

08/02/2012

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Health: Artificial Sweeteners Can Help People Lose Weight

Millions of Americans use artificial sweeteners to lose weight. But do they work? 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has the newest findings on that.

07/09/2012

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Time To Exercise

It is the middle of June. You have no excuses. I am talking about excuses not to exercise. Now is the best time.

06/15/2012

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A Healthy Plan For Summer

I find it interesting that New Years Day is the time of year we make our resolutions. My suggestion is to use this time of year to make a resolution to exercise and watch your diet.

05/28/2012

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Health: South Jersey Woman’s Dramatic Weight Loss

A diet solution that a south Jersey woman says can work for anyone. She’s a living example. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has the weight loss success story.

05/21/2012

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Health: NJ Man Turns To 3 On Your Side For Help Getting Weight Loss Surgery

Weight loss surgery is a life saver for millions and is often prescribed by doctors when diets don’t work. It’s routinely covered by insurance, so why did one New Jersey father get turned down?

05/18/2012

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Children May Not Outgrow Obesity

Parents of overweight or obese children who think their problems will disappear during the teen years, think again. Research shows children’s activity levels decline as they reach adolescence.

04/13/2012

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Study: Eating Chocolate Can Help People Stay Thin

There is sweet news about your chocolate cravings.

04/05/2012

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