The more weight you carry on your body, the greater the odds of developing cancer.
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.
Since the word obese has a negative connotation, it might make sense for physicians to use another word when treating and counseling overweight patients.
We call it hyperlipidemia — an elevation of the lipids in the blood that can be linked with cardiac issues down the road.
The latest technology means we don’t have to leave our desks to talk to colleagues or even attend meetings. But there are ways to stay fit even if you’re stuck inside and at a desk from nine to five year ’round.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Labor Day is one of those holidays that many people face with mixed emotion. On one hand it is an opportunity to get together with friends and family and celebrate. Usually the […]
A local expert says the return to school, especially for college freshman, is an extremely stressful time that can set off an eating disorder.
If you want to lose weight, you may not have to take some special pill or cut the calories dramatically.
It remains the most talked about diet of the past decade: the Mediterranean Diet clearly stays front and center because of its beneficial health effects.
Research has shown that a loss of sleep is linked to a higher risk of obesity; however, one Temple University professor wants to find out if getting more sleep will help one lose weight.
The newest way to melt fat, just in time for summer. And there’s no surgery and no recovery time. 3-On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl shows you what it is.
There is a new workout that targets female trouble spots – arms, bellies and bottoms. It’s a combination of ballet, pilates and yoga.
Are you having a struggle with weight loss? Is it difficult to keep those extra pounds from attaching to your hips? Well now you have someone to blame.
Every time you turn to fast food, you get a lot of empty calories. What’s an empty calorie? An empty calorie is one that is high in fat.