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Study: Only Half Of Those Hoping To Lose Weight Are ‘Seriously Trying’ To Do So

A recent survey has found that approximately half of Americans want to lose weight – and only about a quarter of the same population are seriously trying to do anything about it.

11/30/2013

Health experts warn the so-called "cotton-ball diet" is dangerous and could lead to severe medical problems. (Getty Images)

‘Cotton-Ball Diet’ Rotten, Say Nutritionists

Health experts warn the so-called “cotton-ball diet” is dangerous and could lead to severe medical problems.

11/22/2013

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Hefty Holidays: American Indulgence In The Face Of A National Obesity Epidemic

Will our national concern with our weight and health ever affect or alter how we eat and act during the holiday season?

11/21/2013

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Study: Comfort Food Could Worsen Mood

While buying unhealthier foods might save time, and consuming them may feel good in the moment, new research suggests that the practice could be emotionally detrimental in the long run.

03/19/2013

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Study: Eating More Could Spread Disease

According to a new study out of the University of Edinburgh, there may be a newly discovered benefit to limiting one’s food intake – curbing the spread of infectious diseases.

02/27/2013

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Researchers: Kids Likely To Eat The Way Mothers Did During Pregnancy

A new study suggests that good eating habits start in the womb.

02/19/2013

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Study: Canker Sore Medication Could Promote Weight Loss

Canker sore medication may help patients fight obesity.

02/12/2013

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Study: Eating Early Can Help People Lose Weight

Looking to lose a few pounds? One way may be to do so might be to eat your meals earlier in the day.

02/01/2013

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McDonald’s New Menu Item: Calorie Counts

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK)- McDonald’s┬ásays it will start posting calorie┬ácounts on menus in restaurants across the country next week, ahead of a new regulation that will require the information. The world’s largest hamburger chain plans to announce […]

WAOK-AM–09/13/2012

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Going For The Golden Arches – McDonald’s And The Olympics

Exploring the relationship between McDonald’s – both as a food and a brand – and the Olympics.

08/20/2012

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