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obesity

Keep it simple, sipper

Steer clear of drinks laden with sugars, flavoring, artificial sweeteners and color. A glass of water will always win.

Subtract the additive

Propionate, a common additive in breads and baked goods, may trigger a metabolic response linked to obesity and diabetes.

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.

3 steps to help prevent breast cancer

While certain genetic mutations can increase a woman's chances of a diagnosis, three specific actions can help offset the risks.

The science of shape

Researchers are quickly demystifying the genetic characteristics that factor into body shape and weight-related disease development.

The downside to yo-yo diets

Losing and regaining weight isn’t just demoralizing, it’s dangerous. There are better options for you.

Top 10 reasons to exercise 30 minutes today

Want to break out of your sedentary rut? Check out these tips from a preventive cardiologist.

Stressful life, sleepless night

About a third of Americans are sleep-deprived as a result of political and economic anxieties.

It’s all about the gut

Explore the link between digestive health and chronic disease.

A glorious triumph

Dale Coil's unwavering commitment to physical therapy and healthier living led him to shed more than 300 pounds—and gave him his first pain-free morning in years.

Lose excess pounds, lower breast cancer risk?

Women who lost 5 percent or more of their body weight had a 12 percent lower breast cancer risk.

30 million Americans now have diabetes

People should consider testing, even if they think they don't have it.

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