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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'Biggest Loser' recap: Save of a lifetime, Week 3 curse?

    'Biggest Loser' recap: Save of a lifetime, Week 3 curse?
    Dolvett to the rescue! Who needs a red cape when you have a red sleeveless tank?!? If there was ever a save needed on "The Biggest Loser," it was this week. No offense to Fernanda, who had the painful distinction of being the first (and so far, only)...
  • 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...
  • Americans exercise more, but are still not losing much weight

    Americans exercise more, but are still not losing much weight
    WASHINGTON – Americans are exercising more, but that has not done much to slim their waistlines, underscoring the immense challenge confronting health advocates fighting the nation’s obesity crisis. In more than two-thirds of the nation&...
  • Travis Stork of 'The Doctors'

    Travis Stork of 'The Doctors'
    As more people get their health information from TV and the Internet, it becomes crucial to have experts on the small screen who can provide accurate information. That's where Travis Stork, co-host of the TV show "The Doctors," comes in. Stork, an...
  • 'Biggest Loser' trainer Dolvett Quince on pet fitness

     'Biggest Loser' trainer Dolvett Quince on pet fitness
    Dolvett Quince was well aware of America's obesity problem. After all, he's one of the trainers on NBC's weight loss reality show, "The Biggest Loser." But, until recently, he had no idea that America's bad eating habits were trickling down to its pets....
  • Dr. Joseph J. Colella on fiber's role in weight loss

    Dr. Joseph J. Colella on fiber's role in weight loss
    Joseph J. Colella has performed more than 4,000 weight-loss surgeries. But the bariatric surgeon at St. Margaret's Hospital at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center would like to keep people from needing the OR by finding practical strategies to...
  • Comedian Anthony Anderson gets serious about his health after diabetes diagnosis

    Comedian Anthony Anderson gets serious about his health after diabetes diagnosis
    Fear can be a powerful motivator, at least at first. Actor and comedian Anthony Anderson understands that sticking to an exercise regimen and improving eating habits takes more than a disquieting conversation with a physician to sustain motivation. I'...
  • Poop pill treats painful intestinal infection

    Poop pill treats painful intestinal infection
    Fecal transplants are gaining ground as a highly effective treatment for recurrent infection with the intestinal bacteria clostridium difficile. But the "yuck factor" of the procedure continues to deter physicians from offering it to patients who could...