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From Short Sleep to Sugary Drinks
Getting less sleep may be tied to drinking more sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs), according to a new study.
Why Athletes Should Keep an Eye on Their Eyes
In sports, keeping your eyes safe may be just as important as keeping your eyes on the ball, according to a new study.
The Risks of Yo-Yo Dieting
Yo-yo dieting may be linked to more risks than just regaining the lost weight.
For Kids, Summer May Not Be So Slim
For kids, when school's out for summer, that healthy body weight may go out the window, too, a new study found.
Should Sugary Drinks Be Taxed?
Taxing sugary drinks may lower consumption and, in turn, reduce obesity, type 2 diabetes and even tooth decay, according to a new World Health Organization (WHO) report.
Wearables May Not Mean More Weight Loss
Are wearable technologies for monitoring and tracking physical activity and diet worth it? Maybe not, according to a new study.
A New Approach to Weight Loss
A new behavioral treatment for obesity may help patients lose more weight and keep it off longer than the standard behavioral treatment, a new study found.
Weight and Gut Bacteria May Be Linked
Your size and your gut bacteria may be linked, a new study of children and teenagers found.
The Glycemic Index Problem
The glycemic index varies so much that it may be an unreliable indicator of blood sugar response, according to a new study.
What Your Workout Is Worth
Getting your workouts in may mean health care savings, according to a new study.