Study Shows Children with Siblings Tend to Live in Healthier Households.

I hear young couples who plan to have families say this all the time: We have to have more than one kid. I want my kids to have a sibling so that they always have someone around to play with.

In This Rare Rooster Attack, A Woman’s Varicose Veins Proved to Be Deadly

For the most part, the following tragic story is really about bad timing and bad luck. Recently, a 76-year-old woman bled to death after a rooster pecked at her leg and punctured a varicose vein.

Truck Along Healthily If You’re a Truck Driver

Like many of you, I’m constantly writing, answering emails or doing research on my computer. This means lots of sitting, but fortunately we can be proactive by making sure we stand and move throughout the day as we work. We can also be proactive by eating healthily and resisting the office cupcakes and pizza.

Most Obese States Revealed. Where Does Your State Fall and How Can You Be Proactive?

We’ve got a big fat problem. America’s obesity rates are still on the rise. And if the number you see when you step on your scale at home scares you, check out these recent findings from the State of Obesity 2018 Report:

Is Food Addiction Real?

There is a huge stigma attached to being overweight. We often don’t give obese people the same sympathy we give to someone battling other addictions, like gambling or substance abuse.

Young Adults Are Eating Their Hearts Out, Literally!

A new study conducted by the University of Bristol Medical School has found that being overweight appears to be affecting the actual structure and function of hearts in young adults. Ultimately, this could lead to future generations being more at risk of cardiovascular disease.

The Fizzling Out of Soda

Restaurants in Baltimore have recently banned sodas and other sugary drinks from kids’ menus throughout the city. So that begs the question. Is maintaining good health a personal choice or is it up to legislators to help facilitate?

My Brain Told Me I Was Skinny When I Was Fat! And When I Lost Weight, It Told Me I Was Fat. Go figure!!

Some of the questions I get asked a lot since I lost weight are:

Caught on Camera: How This Embarrassing Snoring Video Changed My Life

This video below of me snoring is not pretty! Neither are the pictures of what I looked like when I used to snore.

The Crazy Connection Between Flies and Obesity

Perhaps some of the biggest health concerns for individuals who are morbidly obese include an increased risk of dying from a heart attack, stroke, complications from diabetes and cancer.

The Ripple Effect of Weight Loss in Marriage

There’s no sugar-coating the obesity epidemic in America.

Want to Raise Healthy Kids? Give Them Water

The incidence of childhood obesity in the United States has more than tripled since the 1970s. Currently, one in five school-aged children (ages 6-19) are obese. In addition to this, approximately one-third of American youth are overweight. And if our children are overweight or obese, the more likely they are to remain so as adults, which may increase their risk for a variety of diseases, including heart disease, cancer and diabetes.

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