Health Information

  • Staying Fit the Old-fashioned Way

    The major culprit behind the U.S. decline in physical activity may be our own high-tech and increasingly sedentary lifestyle.

  • Maintaining Weight Once You've Quit Smoking

    Although people generally gain weight when they stop smoking, you can reduce your chances of adding extra pounds by taking steps to prevent it.

  • Metabolism's Weighty Role

    To stay at the same weight you were when you were younger, you just need to keep doing what you've always done--and maybe a bit more.

  • What's Your Healthy Weight?

    In today's society, there's much confusion over what constitutes a healthy weight. Here are some ways to find out where you stand on the weight issue.

  • Exercise and Eat Smart to Keep the Weight Off

    People who keep lost weight off tend to have several habits in common. Here are strategies that can help you be a successful long-term loser.

  • Overview of Obesity

    Obesity is a serious, chronic disease that can inflict substantial harm to a person's health. Learn about obesity causes and obesity health effects.

  • Emotional Eating: How to Cope

    Emotional eating affects most everyone from time to time, but regularly letting your feelings guide your food intake can affect your health.

  • When Your Weight Gain Is Caused by Medicine

    Some medicines can cause you to put on weight. How much weight, if any, that you gain depends on a number of factors.