Stories tagged: Weight management
Wed., Oct. 10, 2012, 12:47 a.m.
Push for healthier truckers gains momentum
DALLAS (AP) — In the months after Doug Robinson started driving a truck, he noticed his clothes were increasingly more snug-fitting. He was already overweight but soon realized that spending …
Wed., Oct. 3, 2012, 1:58 a.m.
Report: Some dietary supplements illegally labeled
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dozens of weight loss and immune system supplements on the market are illegally labeled and lack the recommended type of scientific evidence to back up their …
Fri., Sept. 21, 2012, 2:57 p.m.
Studies more firmly tie sugary drinks to obesity
New research powerfully strengthens the case against soda and other sugary drinks as culprits in the obesity epidemic. A huge, decades-long study involving more than 33,000 Americans has yielded the …
Wed., Aug. 22, 2012, 9 p.m.
Study: Obesity surgery can help prevent diabetes
Doctors are reporting a new benefit from weight-loss surgery — preventing diabetes. Far fewer obese people developed that disease if they had stomach-shrinking operations rather than usual care to try …