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  1. Obese More Likely to Survive This Serious Infection

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Aug. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Obese seniors are more likely to survive a life-threatening bloodstream infection called sepsis than those who are at a normal weight, according to a new study. The results are surprising because obesity often leads to wo

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  2. Apple Cider Vinegar and Health

    You probably have a bottle of apple cider vinegar in your pantry right now. It’s a tasty addition to homemade pickles, marinades, and salad dressing, but is it also good for you? As a folk remedy, apple cider vinegar has been credited with curing everything from the flu to warts. Many of its suppose

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  3. 5 Tricky Diet Situations, Solved

    You're working on your weight, and certain situations make it really challenging. Usually, it's a social situation where food is front and center. You can still join in the fun and stick to your diet. Use these strategies to keep yourself on track. The problem: It's a co-worker's birthday -- or baby

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  4. How They Lost 478 Pounds

    Weight loss is about numbers: Burn more calories than you eat or drink. But it's also personal. Everyone is different, and there are so many diets and workouts to choose from. What's right for you? It can help to get inspiration from people who have been where you are now and have lost the weight. S

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  5. Trying to Lose Weight? 8 Questions to Ask Your Doctor

    Your doctor can be a partner when you're working to lose extra weight. You may need to start the conversation, since she might not spend a lot of time on the subject unless you bring it up. Use these questions to begin the discussion. Everyone is different, and there may not be one magic number. "No

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  6. Set the Stage for Weight Loss Success

    Calories, check. Exercise, check. But have you considered the places where you spend time and the people you're with? They are powerful influences on you, and they may be affecting your weight. “So many hidden pitfalls in the environment can lead to obesity, which is why your weight isn’t entirely y

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  7. The Diet Soda Debate

    July 31, 2014 -- When you’re trying to lose weight or keep off extra pounds, can diet soda help? While it has fewer calories than regular soda, some studies show it fuels your sweet tooth.  Also, are artificially sweetened sodas good for your health? Several studies this year continue the debate. In

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  8. 9 Secrets of Successful Weight Maintenance

    You lost the weight -- congratulations! Now it's time to shift your strategy to make it last. Maintaining weight loss takes a different approach than losing the weight. You can do it, and you can make it easier by following advice from people who have been there and kept the pounds off for years, an

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  9. How to Choose the Best Frozen Dinners

    Cruising the freezer aisles in your grocery store in search of dinner? Frozen dinners are convenient and have built-in portion control. The downside: You'll need to sift through the options to find items that aren't too high in calories, fat, or salt. Use these tips to find the healthiest options wh

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  10. Make Kids' Weight Loss a Family Affair: Study

    By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, July 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Parents who want to help their preschooler shed excess pounds may want to team up with their child, new research suggests. Youngsters whose parents joined them in a supervised behavioral modification program gained less we

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