Weight Gain

A new CNN poll finds that more than half of us knowingly overindulge during the holidays and opt out of diet trends after we ring in the new year. Take our poll to let us know how you tackled holiday feasting.
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New medical guidelines encourage doctors to talk to patients about their weight to promote health and wellness. How can doctors have crucial conversations about this sensitive subject without offending patients?

Don’t judge a book by its cover? A new study finds people with high BMIs are more likely to die from heart disease, despite research suggesting it’s possible to be overweight and still be in shape.

Scientists have confirmed our worst fears: We do gain weight over the holidays, and exercise probably won’t prevent it.
Can a bra that monitors the wearer’s stress levels teach us how to avoid eating our feelings? Microsoft believes it can.
According to new research, people who feel judged based on their weight are at greater risk of becoming obese. These findings suggest that obesity, like any medical issue, has a lot to do with our psychological and emotional health.

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Scientists have confirmed our worst fears: We do gain weight over the holidays, and exercise probably won’t prevent it.

Feasting before bed is considered a universal no-no for weight loss, but will those extra calories before bedtime actually lead to a larger midsection?

Don’t judge a book by its cover? A new study finds people with high BMIs are more likely to die from heart disease, despite research suggesting it’s possible to be overweight and still be in shape.

It’s not only about hitting the gym. A recent study suggests adequate sleep is a vital proponent to losing weight.

Woman on scale
New medical guidelines encourage doctors to talk to patients about their weight to promote health and wellness. How can doctors have crucial conversations about this sensitive subject without offending patients?

Managing bodyweight doesn't always mean shedding pounds. Some people are dieting to gain weight. Before diving into a cheeseburger-all-day diet, check out these tips for bulking up the healthy way.

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