While most of Washington is waiting around, nervously chewing on its fingernails in anticipation of the Supreme Court’s Obamacare decision (may I have the envelope, please), there are some who are still in the fight. As Melissa Healy writes in the Los Angeles Times:
a federal health advisory panel on Monday recommended that all obese adults receive intensive counseling in an effort to rein in a growing health crisis in America.
That too [...]
As dieting mantras go, it could not be any simpler.
All you need to do to lose weight is eat less fat and do more exercise.
And the secret to successful slimming is so straightforward it has been dubbed the ‘Not Rocket Science’ diet.
The diet industry is booming, with research suggesting the average woman spends nearly £500 a year on health foods, equipment, clothing and membership fees for gyms and slimming clubs [...]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The battle of the bulge has been a big, fat failure for U.S. drugmakers. But that hasn’t stopped them from trying.
For nearly a century, scientists have struggled to make a diet pill that helps people lose weight without side effects that range from embarrassing digestive issues to dangerous heart problems.
Earlier this week, a government panel recommended the FDA approve the latest diet drug Qnexa. The recommendation raises [...]