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WASHINGTON — The American Medical Association voted to declare obesity a disease, a move that effectively defines 78 million American adults and 12 million children as having a medical condition requiring treatment.
WASHINGTON — Medicare begins a major change next month that could save older diabetics money and time when they buy crucial supplies to test their blood sugar.
Grant-funded bonus of a $5 match helps low-income shoppers make the most of a stop at a local farmers market
A program designed to help stretch the value of food stamps at farmers markets is up and running again this year after a successful 2012 launch.
Joe Kortum, who led Southwest Washington Medical Center for eight years and who served as CEO of the Columbia Network of PeaceHealth for two years, announces he will retire
DALLAS — Susan G. Komen for the Cure announced Monday that it has a new CEO.
Want a physique as awesome as Jennifer Aniston's? You might not be able to see it in the mirror yet, but you already have one, says Mandy Ingber. And she'd know. The celebrity yoga and fitness instructor works out with the "Friends" star three days a week, using a plan she's broken down for wider audiences in her new book, "Yogalosophy: 28 Days to the Ultimate Mind-Body Makeover" ($20, Seal).
WASHINGTON — A day after New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Health Department went to court to defend its proposed cap on the sale of super-sized sodas, a published study offered evidence that Bloomberg's plan would reduce average calorie intake among those most likely to buy large drinks, and would have its greatest effect on overweight and obese kids.
LOS ANGELES — Among the zillions of decisions that moms and dads make about how to parent, it might seem that determining the appropriate amount of time young children can spend watching TV and playing on tablets and smartphones might be a big one.
I woke up at 3:43 one morning. After an hour of lying awake in the dark, I moved to the sofa and read my book for an hour. Then I turned off the light and went back to sleep.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Medical updates are no longer hushed discussions held behind closed doors. They're going viral. And they're increasingly being shared with family, friends and, sometimes, digital strangers.
In the latest version of On Assignment, reporters Ray Legendre and Marissa Harshman discuss the state's recent decision to revoke the Value Motel's business license.