Health News

Get the Skinny on Weight Loss Surgery Options
Bariatric (weight loss) surgery can have stunning results — some patients can lose 100 pounds or more. Not all weight loss surgeries always have the same results, however.
Cancer Risk Knowledge May Miss the Mark
The beliefs many Americans hold about their cancer risk might be doing them a disservice.
Going Under the Knife to Lengthen Your Life
Weight loss surgery can help obese people lose weight and keep it off — and new evidence suggests it might also lengthen their lives.
Tot Meals Not as Healthy as They Seem
Few children say no to sweets and salty snacks. However, a healthy diet early in life may set kids on a path to good health.
Growing up Early with Sugar-Sweetened Drinks
Girls are becoming women at younger ages, and sugar-sweetened beverages might be playing a role.
Ovarian Problem May Have Other Health Effects
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and infertility have been well-known dance partners for many years. Now new evidence suggests that PCOS is also dancing with a lot of other chronic health issues.
When Diet and Exercise Aren't Enough
They may be key to weight loss and good health, but diet and exercise may sometimes need a little help from obesity medications and surgery.
Walking Groups: Easy Steps to Better Health
Exercise doesn't have to be complicated. Even simple walks with friends may improve your health.
What a Walk Might Do for Your Health
Couch potatoes, get up and move. Exercise — even a little bit — could help you live longer.
Obesity Treatment Device May Trim the Fat
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Wednesday approved a first-of-its-kind device to treat obesity.