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weight gain

Can statins stifle healthy habits?

Some who take medication for high cholesterol or blood pressure might stop exercising or gain weight in later years.

‘T’ therapy isn’t always the answer

It can remedy sexual dysfunction, but there's no solid evidence testosterone supplements will reverse fatigue, memory decline or other rigors of aging.

Lose weight, stave off breast cancer

The more pounds a woman loses, the lower her risk.

The trouble with salt

Too much sodium reduces thirst, which causes overeating, weight gain and a variety of ailments.

A guiding light

Midlife and menopause will conjure plenty of mood swings and emotional turmoil. Sometimes an expert therapist is your best course of action.

How to avoid ‘inflamm-aging’

Take the inflammation and aging process off the fast track by making smarter choices about lifestyle, diet and mental health.

Stressed? Beware the scale

You can't change your body's biological response to stressors, but you can change your behaviors.

Attack of the dad bod

If the world is warming to that chubby, cuddly look, is that such a bad thing? Not if you've improved from yesteryear.

The long game

Weight-loss surgery is a game changer for many, but diet and lifestyle are the major factors in long-term success.

Lose fast, lose slow

Researchers say the rate at which you shed pounds may matter little—your body will reap the rewards either way.

BMI, meet DNA

New research buttresses the understanding that genetics plays an outsized role in determining a person's success with weight loss.

Don’t let the weight gain Grinch get you

A dietitian explains how little decisions can make a big difference when you’re surrounded by mounds of sweets and savories.

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