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losing weight

The cost of aging: Slower fat burn

As the years pass, it becomes more difficult for your body to remove fat from cells.

Don’t fall for that fad diet

It’s hard to resist the hype of a quick weight-loss diet. But the promises don’t add up to long-term success.

Patient Story

Forging a future

Bariatric surgery gave a Michigan couple the edge they needed to shed pounds. But the real progress came when they confronted their lifelong emotional burdens.

5 ways to lose weight … without dieting

Research shows 95 percent of diets fail. Let’s leave diets behind and still shed the pounds.

Patient Story

Heart on the line

After bariatric surgery, Jaclyn Folkema is finally able to run, swim and play with her 9-year-old daughter.

Patient Story

Surviving Vietnam, Agent Orange and diabetes

'I worked myself all the way up to eight insulin shots a day,' noted a veteran who has since turned his health care journey upside down.

Tracking calories has never been easier

The right smartphone app can help you count calories, track carbs and provide a motivational boost.

Bigger is not always better

Think you're eating healthy portions? Think again. Some portions are 200 percent larger than we need.

Too much weight? These meds might be great

Need a jump-start to your weight-loss efforts? Check with your doctor.

The power of walking

Don't underestimate the power of putting one foot in front of the other. Start out slow to achieve your wellness goals.

Put the brakes on mindless eating

Reconnect with real hunger signals—your scale will thank you.

Patient Story

‘I was totally blindsided’

After cardiac arrest at age 25 and heart failure at age 31, Rick Eding is waiting patiently for the transplant that could save his life.

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