Cancer Prevention: Progress and Problems
Controlling cancer requires multiple prevention strategies. The United States has made some notable progress in recent years, but there's still room for improvement.
How Weight Loss Surgery Could Save Patients Money
Due for a joint replacement soon? Weight loss surgery first could save you money and improve the results of your joint replacement.
These Factors May Raise Your Back Pain Risk
Lower back pain can be irritating at best and debilitating at worse. For some, simple lifestyle changes may make a huge difference.
Diet Sodas Not Doing Waistlines Any Favors
Obesity in older people is often blamed on poor diet or reduced metabolism. However, diet sodas, a typical replacement for high-sugar drinks, may also be a culprit.
Slimming Down Your Cancer Risk
Having a healthy weight is a well-known way to help maintain good heart health, but new evidence suggests that, in women, staying slim could cut cancer risk.
Got Arthritis? Take Care of Your Teeth
If those aching joints are a result of rheumatoid arthritis, it may be a signal to take extra care of your teeth.
How the Types of Calories You Eat Might Affect Your Weight
A calorie is a calorie, right? Not so fast.
The Benefits of Working Hard in the Gym
Exercise is almost never a bad thing, but new evidence suggests that not all exercise is created equal.
Risks and Benefits of Weight Loss Surgery Before Pregnancy
Pregnancy is an exciting time, but many women have a few anxious moments. Women who have had weight loss surgery may have more anxious moments than others. Some of those moments, however, may not be warranted.
How to Avoid Aching Knees
Knee pain — a sign of arthritis, related to obesity or just the result of getting older? Whatever the reason, diet and exercise might be able to prevent or reduce knee pain in overweight older adults with diabetes.