1 in 12 U.S. kids has a food allergy

It's likely that those who have this issue in childhood will also have it in adulthood.

Low-carb diets may work by boosting calorie burn

Your food choices make the difference in whether your metabolism "works with you or against you."

Goodbye ‘gluten-free’?

Celiac disease vaccine may make it possible.

9 ways to make your vacation foolproof

Before you kick back and relax, check out these tips for staying healthy on your next trip.

You may be prediabetic and don’t know it, CDC warns

On average, 30 million Americans have diabetes, and the number of adults diagnosed with the disease has more than tripled in the past 20 years.

Sidestep these menu minefields

Eating out can sabotage any dieter's good intentions. Here's how to gain health, not pounds.

5 ways to boost your metabolism

As the years add up, your body slows down. What can you do to keep those calories burning?

Power your diet with plants

What do Anne Hathaway, Bill Clinton, Natalie Portman and Paul McCartney have in common? They don't eat meat.

Patient Story

Choosing joy

After a double lung transplant and battling a host of maladies, a Michigan mom has kept faith alive.

Energy drinks: High risk, low reward?

Research suggests some workout-boosting beverages may restrict blood flow and oxygen delivery, which would make the heart work harder.

Want to lose weight? Get your brain to listen up

Teaching people to trigger their neural self-control centers could be a key factor in shedding the pounds and keeping them off.

Patient Story

‘So much better’

ReShape's balloons and one-on-one coaching help a swim instructor enter retirement in great shape.

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