| Mar 18, 2012
| 3:34 PM
Think of your house. You want it to be uncluttered, well-maintained, secure and supplied with power and water.
Now think of your body. Just like your house, you want to keep it well-maintained, keep fuel and water coming in and keep invaders out.
| Mar 21, 2012
| 8:10 PM
The body's natural clock and metabolism are more closely linked than originally thought, according to a recently released UC Irvine study.
Natural body functions, such as hormone secretion, correlate with the 24-hour light/dark cycle, researchers say....
| Mar 21, 2012
| 6:46 PM
There are zillions of tips floating around about how to lose weight, boost your metabolism and stay healthy. We polled registered dietitians and nutritionists to find their top 10:
Eat breakfast: In order to gain weight, Japanese sumo wrestlers don't eat...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 11:46 AM
It's every woman's dream: could chocolate, the substance that cures everything from PMS to heartbreak, also make you skinnier?
If true, there's got to be a catch, right?
Here's the skinny: Dr. Beatrice Golomb, associate professor of medicine at...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 5:17 PM
What's making Americans so fat?
Many think the answer is that we eat too much and don't exercise enough, but the reasons are more numerous and complex, say obesity researchers. And so are the solutions.
In the early 1970s, 14 percent of the adult...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 5:12 PM
For the many Americans genetically programmed to add pounds, the effort to lose weight can seem doomed from the get-go. Mix in other factors no one can change — age, race, birth order — and the struggle becomes even tougher.
| Dec 19, 2011
Dan Carmichael had barely taken his first breath when a doctor announced his gender: "It's a girl."
That's where gender identity begins for most. A pronouncement at birth, a quick glance at the genitals revealing a person to be either male or female.
| Jan 4, 2012
| 7:34 AM
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The lack of chemicals used in organic production has created a challenge for farmers in caring for their animals: Few veterinarians are trained to treat livestock while including alternatives to antibiotics or other modern...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 10:43 AM
January’s just around the corner, so of course we’re talking weight loss. And for those of you looking for something that’s effortless but can give you noticeable results, there are three relatively new diet systems on the market that...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 12:16 PM
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| Jan 6, 2012
| 1:05 AM
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The lack of chemicals used in organic production has created a challenge for farmers in caring for their animals: Few veterinarians are trained to treat livestock with alternatives to antibiotics or other modern drugs.