Health News

Weight Loss Surgery Benefits Were Short-Lived
Weight loss surgery can produce dramatic results, but it seems that keeping the weight off can be a challenge.
5 Lifestyle Factors Linked to Less Heart Failure
Your day-to-day activities just may halve your risk for heart failure.
For Type 2 Diabetes, Surgery May Boost Hope
Doctors usually advise patients with type 2 diabetes to eat better and exercise more, but these lifestyle changes may not be enough in some cases.
Hold That Sugary Drink for Better Health
Sugary drinks may taste good, but they may also take a big toll on public health.
Are You at Risk for Heart Disease?
Heart disease remains the leading cause of death in the US, but watching for certain risk factors may help give your heart a chance.
Talking to Your Doctor About Exercise
You know you need to get off the couch and get moving, but you may not be sure if you should gear up or talk to your doctor first.
When 'Good' Cholesterol Is Even Better
Good, better, best — when it comes to cholesterol, you want more of the good kind. But there may be an even better version of the good kind.
What Filling up on Fiber Might Do for Your Diabetes Risk
You often hear that vegetables, fruits and whole grains are healthy, and now new evidence is supporting this claim for a new reason — the fiber in these foods might help prevent a common and serious health problem.
Metabolic Syndrome Rate Stabilizing
A cluster of health problems — collectively known as metabolic syndrome — puts many at possible risk for heart disease and stroke. The good news? Rates for this condition appear to be stabilizing in the US.
What Swapping Sweet for Unsweet May Do for Your Health
A decision as simple as whether to add sugar to your coffee could have a long-term impact on your risk for one chronic health condition.