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Find the latest stories, news, and expert advice about weight loss, including medical research on treatment, nutrition, and fitness.

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What is Night Eating Syndrome

This hidden disorder causes rapid or late night eating, sleep issues and cravings.

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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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Fitness

A Little Weight Loss Goes a Long Way With Diabetes Remission

Whew! Turns out, you probably don’t have to lose a bajillion pounds to successfully manage your type 2 diabetes.

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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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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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Tests

Why You Should Carefully Manage Blood Sugar

Learn how careful blood sugar management can help you take better control your diabetes.

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Cardio

Exercise Like Your Brain Depends on It

There’s a new reason we should all be working out regularly. A recent study found that physical fitness also helps us problem-solve and make smarter decisions.

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Cardio

There’s No Better Time Than Now for Older Adults to Hit the Gym

You don’t have to have decades of workouts under your belt to reap the muscle-building benefits, finds a new study.

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Lifestyle

How to Handle Weight Gain at Menopause

Learn why you may struggle with weight during midlife and get strategies to help.

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Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric Surgery Success by Obesity Subtype

What if a test could predict how well bariatric surgery would help you lose weight? Learn about these four obesity subtypes and what they can tell you.