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  • Kim Kardashian gave world 'middle finger' with baby-weight loss

    Kim Kardashian gave world 'middle finger' with baby-weight loss
    Hey, world. Kim Kardashian just gave you the middle finger. Did you flinch? It just happened to be in the form of her rotund backside squeezed into a skimpy white swimsuit. Or so she said. The recently engaged "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star...
  • On Halloween or after, don't fat-shame kids

    On Halloween or after, don't fat-shame kids
    Instead of candy corn or a Jolly Rancher in your kid’s Halloween bucket this year, you may end up with a note. A woman in Fargo, N.D., has been handing out messages to “moderately obese” kids instead of trick-or-treat candy, ...
  • Risk calculator for determining statin use needs fixing, doctors say

    Risk calculator for determining statin use needs fixing, doctors say
    Less than a week after the American Heart Assn. and the nation's cardiologists issued guidelines that would greatly expand the number of Americans taking a statin medication, the guidelines have been faulted for overestimating patients' risk of heart...
  • Weight-loss surgery yields lasting improvement in health, studies say

    Weight-loss surgery yields lasting improvement in health, studies say
    Fifteen years after they have weight-loss surgery, almost a third of patients who had Type 2 diabetes at the time they were operated on remain free of the metabolic disorder, a new study says. And six years following such surgery, patients had shaved...
  • Kevin Trudeau found guilty of criminal contempt over diet book ads

    Kevin Trudeau found guilty of criminal contempt over diet book ads
    In the world of dieting, many promises are made and broken. But author Kevin Trudeau's is an extreme case: He had been warned by no less than the Federal Trade Commission not to make false claims about his diet book in advertisements. Nevertheless, he...
  • 'Biggest Loser' fallout: Studdard's return not a ploy, player says

    'Biggest Loser' fallout: Studdard's return not a ploy, player says
    "The Biggest Loser" producers continue to stay mum in the face of "cheating scandal" headlines. But one person who is talking -- kind of -- says the return of "American Idol" winner Ruben Studdard is the real deal. Viewers were shocked when this week'...
  • Healthcare providers applaud FDA move to ban trans fats

    Healthcare providers applaud FDA move to ban trans fats
    Healthcare providers voiced heavy support Thursday for a U.S. Food and Drug Administration plan to declare trans fats an unsafe food additive. "This is long overdue," said Kristin Kirkpatrick, a dietitian and wellness expert at the Cleveland Clinic in...
  • Study links obesity and early breast development in girls

    Study links obesity and early breast development in girls
    Epidemic obesity rates are the "prime driver" in a nationwide trend toward earlier and earlier breast development in young girls according to new research. In a paper published Monday in the journal Pediatrics, researchers found that the average age...
  • Bill de Blasio wins New York mayoral election

    Bill de Blasio wins New York mayoral election
    NEW YORK – With violent crime at historic lows but rents and homelessness at record highs, New Yorkers elected Democrat Bill de Blasio as their next mayor Tuesday after embracing his vow to bridge the gap between rich and poor and to end police...
  • Mealtime rituals might make a difference in obesity, researchers say

    Mealtime rituals might make a difference in obesity, researchers say
    It’s not just what you eat but where and how you eat that seems to affect obesity, say researchers who looked at the effects of family dinner rituals. Families who frequently ate dinner in the kitchen or dining room had significantly lower body...
  • McConaughey and Leto invest bodies, minds in 'Dallas Buyers Club'

    McConaughey and Leto invest bodies, minds in 'Dallas Buyers Club'
    METAIRIE, La. — The strippers were gyrating and the smoke machine was spewing its vaporous mist, but Matthew McConaughey just kept on staring straight ahead. Gaunt and mustachioed, the actor called for another shot of Johnnie Walker — if...