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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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Living With

Wellness With PsA: 8 Reasons to Look Beyond the Scale

Your weight shouldn’t be ignored, but when it comes to monitoring your overall health with psoriatic arthritis, it’s only one piece of the puzzle.

By Rachel Zohn
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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.

By Claire Gillespie
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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.

By Stephanie Stephens
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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.

By Stephanie Stephens
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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.

By Lambeth Hochwald
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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.

By Stephanie Stephens
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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.

By Mary Shomon
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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.

By Stephanie Stephens
Woman lifting weights at the gym.
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.

By Stephanie Stephens
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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.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.