Researchers in Denmark recently developed a new approach to intense interval training that could appeal even to those of us who, until now, have been disinclined to push ourselves during exercise.
Treatment can pose a daunting challenge for young women with body-image issues, and reawaken a previous problem.
“Fat” cartoon characters may lead children to eat more junk food, new research suggests, but there are ways to counter this effect.
Many people started seeing obesity as a health crisis instead of a personal problem.
Most often diagnosed in adults and associated with obesity, the condition can have severe consequences for young children.
Can a sleep deficit be made up? Rather than “paying off” a debt, people who lose a lot of sleep are likely to carry it with them.
Decades ago, when physicians worked within a much more paternalistic system, “doctor shopping” by patients would have been considered inappropriate. Now it has become a routine part of my practice.
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After rising for decades, calorie consumption has declined in recent years as public attitudes have shifted.
People with chronic back, neck or joint pain commonly seek acupuncture and chiropractic care for relief, but many don’t tell their doctors about it, a new study reports.