Should you try a weight loss drug? One doctor weighs in
Millions of Americans struggle with their weight. For some, newer weight loss medications may be a breakthrough.
Farmers Branch is building a one-of-a-kind glowing playground
The playground named Joya, which is Spanish for jewel, will be equipped with interactive glowing parts that allow kids to play both day and night, especially during the hot summer months.
Keto diets could increase risk of heart attack and stroke, says new study
Low-carb, high-fat 'keto-like' diets lead to higher 'bad' cholesterol, which raises heart disease risk, researchers say.
Medical expert shares why Kourtney Kardashian's vaginal health gummy is problematic
Kourtney Kardashian's vitamin supplement brand Lemme is marketing a new product called Purr, a gummy vitamin specifically targeting vaginal health. Some medical experts are saying this could be causing more harm than good.
More than half the world's population will be obese or overweight by 2035, says new report
The World Obesity Federation issued a startling prediction in its new report.
11 minute 'brisk' walks every day could reduce early deaths, study finds
Doing 75 minutes a week of moderate-intensity activity could reduce 1 in 10 early deaths, 1 in 20 cardiovascular disease diagnoses and nearly 1 in 30 cancer cases.
Getting 'roped in' to a healthier year at Double Dutch Aerobics
Lace up your sneakers, grab your ropes, and crank up Frankie Smith’s “Double Dutch Bus” on the boombox — it’s time to get jumping at Double Dutch Aerobics!
How to find the 'why' behind your workout goals
If you have already given up on your New Year's resolution, it may be time to rethink your goals and find the "why" behind your fitness goals. A Virginia Tech professor and researcher talks about how to find the right fit for you.
Celebrities promote ice baths, but science on health benefits is lukewarm
Some benefits of ice baths include improved mood, more energy, and weight loss. Among the biggest questions for researchers: How cold does water have to be to achieve any health benefits?
‘Intensive’ blood pressure treatment could reduce dementia risk: study
The study found that intensive blood pressure treatment may help to clear toxins and other byproducts from the brain.
USDA targets sugar, sodium in new proposed nutrition standards for school meals
The 280-page plan includes the first limits on added sugars.
900-pound man loses half his body weight with help of minimally invasive bariatric surgery
A new minimally invasive bariatric procedure is helping people lose weight with less downtime than traditional weight loss surgery.
Super Bowl LVII: NFL will offer free CPR training in Arizona
In addition to free CPR training in Arizona, the league throughout February is raising money to support CPR education and youth sports safety efforts across the country.
North Carolina man, once obese, inspired by Navy SEAL to quit drinking, get fit and radically alter his life
Taylor Robertson, 27, hopes to inspire others and eventually complete the Ironman.
'Kicking' off a healthier New Year with Roundhouse Kickboxing
Metro Atlanta entrepreneurs Jordan McCray and Mario Richards say they found that kickboxing combined with smart nutrition yielded the best results in their weight loss journeys, and the duo created Roundhouse Kickboxing to help others do the same.
Study: Consumer products containing phthalates increase risk of uterine tumor growth
Dozens of companies involved in food packaging are receiving pressure after the toxic industrial compound PFAS was detected in fast-food wrappers, boxes and plates that consumers interact with on a daily basis.
Coweta County deputy credited with saving life of man who suffered cardiac arrest at gym
It was Deputy Sheriff Christian Spinkx who got the call from 911 to respond to the Newnan YMCA.
Your lack of motivation to exercise may be influenced by gut bacteria, researchers say
The results suggest that diet could improve one's motivation to exercise.
Childhood obesity should be treated early, including surgery and meds, new guidance says
The American Academy of Pediatrics said Monday that delaying treatment to see whether children and teens outgrow or overcome obesity only makes things worse.
Equinox bans new members on January 1, sparking criticism
Equinox said it wasn't signing up new clients on January 1, calling the month a "fantasy delivered to your door in a pastel-colored box."