Jan 082014
 

It's hard for Francelina Morillo to say which is a bigger deal — the weight she lost or the love she found on "The Biggest Loser" Season 14. But what she does know is she has to get rid of her excess skin — and pronto.

Jan 082014
 

Janet Tansley talks to the slimmer who vowed that 2014 would be a fabulous year

Jan 082014
 

Geordie Shore’s Vicky Pattison is flying high, both on the DVD charts and in person, thanks to her new slim line figure. MTV UK spoke exclusively to the brunette bombshell about food, fitness…

Jan 082014
 

Healthy adults should consume between 20 percent and 35 percent of their calories from dietary fat, increase their consumption of omega-3 fatty acids, and limit their intake of saturated and trans fats, according to an updated position paper from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Jan 082014
 

The prevalence of excess weight and obesity among adolescents and, as a result, the concomitant problems, has increased considerably in recent years. A study has confirmed that, irrespective of the total calories consumed and the physical activity done, an excessive proportion of fat in the diet leads to a greater accumulation of fat in the abdomen of adolescents.

Jan 082014
 

In the long run, it's the calories — not the fat nor protein nor carbs — that matter, according to…        

Jan 082014
 
Whites More Likely to Undergo Weight-Loss Surgery: Study
U.S. News & World Report
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Whites are twice as likely as blacks to have weight-loss surgery and people's views about how obesity affects their quality of life is an important factor in that difference, according to a new study.

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Jan 082014
 
Gov't report: US economy outpaced rise in health care costs for 2012 as
Minneapolis Star Tribune
WASHINGTON — Even as his health care law divided the nation, President Barack Obama's first term saw historically low growth in health costs, government experts said in a new report Monday. The White House called it vindication of the president's

Jan 082014
 
'No One Should Die Because They Cannot Afford Healthcare': One Meme's Story
The Atlantic
A map of the Facebook meme “No one should die because they cannot afford health care …" as it mutated. Like phrasings tend to cluster together. The red dots include the phrase "next 24 hours" and seem to almost entirely emanate from a single source.

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Jan 082014
 

CNBC.com
Thank you, President Obama, for health-care reform
CNBC.com
Martin Gewirtz is a 58-year-old man who has been unemployed for nine months and says he needs affordable health insurance since his insurance expired on Dec. 31. He has several chronic conditions, including back pain and sleep apnea. He had some 

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