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Staying Active

Stand Up For Your Health

Still need a good reason to unglue yourself from your work seat? Try this: A new study found that we burn more calories standing than sitting. Read on to learn why.

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Treatment

When Diet and Exercise Aren’t Enough

Sometimes no matter what you do, the weight doesn’t come off. The good news? If you’re dealing with obesity, you have more treatment options than you realize.

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Doctor & Patient

The Team Behind Weight Loss Success

You'll have your very own weight-loss cheering squad with these medical pros who use their niche expertise to help you achieve your goal.

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Baby

Obesity and Infertility Treatments: What You Need to Know

Ready to start a family? Read this report to learn about the various fertility treatment options for obese moms-to-be, plus how they might affect you physically and emotionally.

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Fitness

The Secret to Really Sticking to Your Workouts

Pull out your calendars! Researchers say the trick to sticking to your workouts involves planning far in advance.

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Obesity

What Does Snoring Have to Do With Obesity?

A lot. Problems like snoring and sleep apnea can make it more difficult to lose weight. Find out what’s behind the connection—and what you can do to get the rest you need.

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Living With

Avoid Weight Gain On a Gluten-Free Diet

If you live with celiac disease, or simply eat gluten-free, and you're worried about weight gain, avoid extra pounds by following these tips.

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Work

Will This Job Make Me Fat?

Pressure at work increases weight gain in women but doesn’t have the same effect in men, according to this study.

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BMI

A Better Way to Measure Body Fat

BMI is an imperfect way of measuring body fat. These researchers developed an easier, more accurate method. Here's how it works.

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Fitness

Exercise After Quitting Smoking to Stay Fit

Older women worried about their weight after quitting smoking should read this study that shows even small increases in physical activity can help.