Pregnancy is a nine-month marathon. Getting in shape by losing excess weight can ensure a safer pregnancy and delivery, and a brighter future for your baby.
The number of people with chronic joint pain is growing. Cartilage grows until about age 25, then slowly wears over the rest of our lives. What can you do if you experience chronic joint pain?
Waist-to-height ratio does a better job of predicting your health risks. Best of all, just like BMI, you can measure it yourself.
You might ask: what’s really the harm in drinking soda in moderation—say, a can a day? Today's health number, 16, reveals the harm to your health, including an increased risk of stroke. Surprising results from a recent study may make you think twice before turning the lip on that can.
Want to curb your kids’ sugar consumption? The answer may be limiting the amount of salt in their diet.
A new study finds that overweight children and teenage girls may be at an increased risk for multiple sclerosis.
Patients often ask: Are there medications for weight loss? The answer is yes, but these medications are not for everyone.
When the weekend comes -- relax, have fun, but don’t let your diet slide. Occasional treats are okay, especially over the weekend, but you don't want to let them ruin healthy habits.
The holidays tempt us with sugary, rich foods. Is it OK to indulge a little, even though you have diabetes? Marwan Hamaty, MD, talks about holiday challenges for those with diabetes.
Having trouble eating in moderation? Try four tips for better portion control -- simple steps that can help form good habits over time.