How Obesity Affects Health
Besides tobacco use, obesity is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States.
Righting a Wrong Heartbeat With Weight Loss
The hearts of people with atrial fibrillation beat too fast, which can cause serious and sometimes life-threatening problems. Weight loss might help some patients correct that heartbeat.
Heart Device Is Not a Sports Spoiler
Many people who have implantable defibrillators to treat their irregular heartbeats are advised to take it easy when it comes to sports, but this recommendation may be overly cautious.