- Exercise During Pregnancy Can Boost Baby's Brain
By Shazia Mehmood Siddique, M.D. For women who are pregnant, as little as 20 minutes of exercise three times per week can advance a newborn’s brain activity, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of Montreal presented these findings … More »Exercise During Pregnancy Can Boost Baby's Brain
- Woman Drops 243 Lbs, Feels Like a 'Butterfly'
Kim Freshwater was overweight as a child, but the problem escalated in her teens when her father died. She tried diets and exercise, but any success she had was soon reversed. Freshwater, who is married with three children, continued to be overweight … More »Woman Drops 243 Lbs, Feels Like a 'Butterfly'
- FDA's Trans Fats Ruling: 5 Foods That Could Become Illegal
The FDA Wants to Ban Artificial Trans Fats More »FDA's Trans Fats Ruling: 5 Foods That Could Become Illegal
- Will FDA Eliminate Trans Fats?
Preliminary finding could lead to listing partially hydrogenated oils as an unapproved additive. More »Will FDA Eliminate Trans Fats?
- FDA Trans Fats Ban May Target Your Favorite Food
Find out whether the new rule will change the way you shop for groceries. More »FDA Trans Fats Ban May Target Your Favorite Food
- Can an Implant Relieve Chronic Back Pain?
Maria Tricoli, of Virginia, said she’s enjoying playing with her three children and being free of pain for the first time in five years. Chronic back pain — which she described as “gnawing, sometimes burning, sometimes stabbing it can … More »Can an Implant Relieve Chronic Back Pain?
- Carpenter Survives Nail Gun Shot to the Heart
Minnesota carpenter Eugene Rakow has a second shot at life after he literally took a shot to the heart. Rakow of St. Bonifacius, Minn., is recovering from accidentally shooting a 3.5-inch nail into his chest that came within 2 millimeters of his coronary … More »Carpenter Survives Nail Gun Shot to the Heart
- Breast Cancer Confusion Widespread, Survey Finds
Poll Highlights Misinformation About Risks, Recommendations More »Breast Cancer Confusion Widespread, Survey Finds
- Can an App Diagnose Concussions?
Researchers at the University of Notre Dame have created an app that they say will diagnose concussions simply by analyzing a person’s voice. After first identifying concussions in college boxers, Notre Dame researchers are planning to test their … More »Can an App Diagnose Concussions?
- Going Pink: 7 Things You Need to Know Now About Breast Cancer
Women are still confused about screening options and breast health recommendations. The “Angelina Effect” has raised awareness, but also a multitude of questions about heredity and preventative mastectomies. More »Going Pink: 7 Things You Need to Know Now About Breast Cancer
- New Research Changes Age for Mammograms
Harvard University researchers say mammograms before age 50 could dramatically cut deaths from breast cancer More »New Research Changes Age for Mammograms
- Woman's Time-Lapse Weight Loss Video Goes Viral
A 26-year-old woman’s 88-pound weight loss has gone viral after a Reddit user created a time-lapse GIF that shows the woman’s body transformation in just five seconds. Amanda, who asked that her last name not be used, began taking photos of … More »Woman's Time-Lapse Weight Loss Video Goes Viral
- 'Fat Letters' Too Much for Kids?
A growing initiative by some schools across the country has students and parents up in arms: the school are measuring students at an annual weigh-in, and sending reports home telling parents whether their child’s body mass index is healthy or dangerous. … More »'Fat Letters' Too Much for Kids?
- Summer Salad Shockers? Calories May Surprise
Popular chain restaurants are often criticized for not having the healthiest choices, so when you eat out this summer, you might think getting a salad from a chain restaurant’s menu is the healthier option. Depending on what you select, one expert … More »Summer Salad Shockers? Calories May Surprise
- Tory Johnson Makes 'The Shift': Her Amazing Weight-Loss Story
'GMA' Contributor on Mission to Help Women Make 'The Shift' in New Book More »Tory Johnson Makes 'The Shift': Her Amazing Weight-Loss Story
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