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Health Tip – Feb. 25 – Another Reason to Avoid Soft...

We know that sugary soft drinks can promote weight gain, but they also can worsen arthritis of the knee, particularly in men. This association...

Health Tip – Jan. 8 – Menopause Rearranges Women’s Fat

Contrary to what many women believe, menopause doesn’t lead to weight gain. Instead, the drop in estrogen redirects the process of fat storage in...

Health Tip – Dec. 12 – Hysterectomy and Weight Gain

Every year, some 600,000 women in the United States have hysterectomies (removal of the uterus), usually for benign conditions such as uterine fibroids. Often,...

Health Tip – Nov. 1 – Losing Weight After Menopause

For many women, gaining weight after menopause seems inevitable, and losing it nearly impossible. However, a new study from the University of Pittsburgh suggests...

Health Tip – Oct. 15 – 8 Signs of Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer is almost completely curable if caught in its earliest stages. Unfortunately, it has few early symptoms and there is no reliable screening...

Health Tip – May 11 – Does Carbonating Make You Fat?

Can imbibing too many carbonated drinks make you fat? The answer to this persistent rumor isn't as simple as yes or no. While the...

Health Tip – Apr. 20 – Desk-Job Weight Gain

Sitting at a desk all day is part of the problem - too many office workers get no on-the-job exercise. Also to blame are...

Health Tip – Feb. 10 – Stress, Sleep and Your Weight

Attempting to lose weight may be more complex than eating less and exercising more. A new study from Oregon found that some participants who...

Health Tip – Feb. 2 – Mindful Eating to Fight Fat

A new study from the University of California, San Francisco, suggests that mindful eating plus stress reduction can prevent weight gain. In fact, the...

Health Tip – May 12 – Stress – What is it?

Stress is caused by the body's instinct to defend itself. This instinct is good in emergencies, like getting out of the way of a...