March 15, 2017 RSS feed / Health

Fewer heavy Americans are trying to lose weight

CHICAGO  Fewer overweight Americans have been trying to lose weight in recent years, and researchers wonder if fat acceptance could be among the reasons.  The trend found in a new study occurred at the same time obesity rates climbed.  More...

Bacon, soda & too few nuts tied to big portion of deaths

CHICAGO  Gorging on bacon, skimping on nuts? More...

Hospitals worry about uninsured if plan passes

When Colorado expanded Medicaid coverage under former President Barack Obama’s health care law, the largest provider in the Denver region hired more than 250 employees and built a $27 million primary care clinic and two new school-based clinics More...

Are dermatologists ‘zapping’ for dollars?

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am 73 years old and lived on a boat in my 40s. More...

THE NUMBERS GAME: Knowing Your Blood Pressure

You may know that high blood pressure puts you at risk for many serious complications with diabetes. You’ve probably been told repeatedly to work at keeping your blood pressure at a reasonable level. More...