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Anti-Cancer Gene May Be Key To Healthy All You Can Eat Lifestyle

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.

03/13/2012

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PhillyHealthWatch: Weight Loss Myths

PhillyHealthWatch host Tiffany Bucciarelli speaks to Dr. Matthew Pinto about weight loss myths.

02/28/2012

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Group Therapy Helps Teens With Weight Problems

Group meetings focused on improving diet, increasing physical activity and addressing mood and body image issues helped prevent heavy teen girls from gaining weight.

02/23/2012

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Could Your Doctor’s Weight Be Affecting Yours?

Big surprise, if your doctor could stand to lose a few pounds chances are he won’t tell you to.

02/11/2012

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Personal Physician May Help You Lose Weight

According to a report from the National Institutes of Health, your primary care physician might help you lose weight.

01/30/2012

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The Skinny On Bariatric Surgery

Following bariatric surgery, weight loss alone is not the only risk for cardiovascular disease. A healthy diet is crucial.

01/09/2012

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All-In-One New Year’s Resolution

By Phran Novelli, PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – You know, you can replace most of the most popular New Year’s resolutions with just one: Gardening. LOSE WEIGHT & GET IN SHAPE. Planting, pruning, digging and dragging mulch […]

01/02/2012

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Don’t Give Up On New Year’s Resolutions

Take a New Year’s resolution for what it is worth – an attempt to make a lifestyle change. This can be done any time of the year. Don’t give up.

01/02/2012

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Healthy New Years Resolutions

It is that time of year when everyone is making their New Year’s resolutions. Believe it or not, out of the top 12 New Year’s resolutions, five of them are health and fitness related! Here are five reasons why you should be motivated to be fit in 2012!

12/29/2011

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Health: Weight Loss Product Government Warning

A new federal warning about some over-the-counter weight loss products. The FDA is going after over-the-counter HCG weight loss products.

12/06/2011

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Great U Sports Academy

Looking for a way to lose some of those extra pounds after Thanksgiving? Well, there are few exercises you can do to help you in your mission.

11/25/2011

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Burn Off That Turkey With A Little Yardwork

What you DO over Thanksgiving, besides eat, will help you to burn off all the extra calories you consume.

11/22/2011

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Obesity Increases Cancer Risk

The more weight you carry on your body, the greater the odds of developing cancer.

10/26/2011

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Texting To Students Helps Them Lose Weight, Temple U. Study Finds

In the study, overweight students were split into three groups: a control group, one that received weight loss information on Facebook, and a third that received the Facebook posts plus encouraging daily text messages.

10/19/2011

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Treating The ‘Obese’

Since the word obese has a negative connotation, it might make sense for physicians to use another word when treating and counseling overweight patients.

10/10/2011

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