Weight Loss

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J.J. Smith’s Cleansing Pineapple Spinach Smoothie

This pineapple smoothie recipe from JJ Smith will give your body a total cleanse, making a happier and healthier you.

09/30/2014

Studying alone

Study: Too Much Homework Can Make Your Child Sick

A new study found that too much homework is bad for children’s health. Researchers at Stanford say hitting the books for three or more hours a night won’t necessarily make a child perform better in school, but it can make them sick.

03/22/2014

Tom Hanks (credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Tom Hanks Reveals Surprising Health Problem

The Concord-born, 57-year-old Academy Award-winning actor makes unexpected announcement on “The Late Show with David Letterman”…

10/08/2013

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Animal Update: Diabetes In Cats

Diabetes is not a problem that just impacts humans. It’s becoming more common in the domesticated animal world, too.

06/03/2013

Pablo Sandoval #48 poses for a portrait during San Francisco Giants Photo Day on February 20, 2013 in Scottsdale, Arizona.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Giants’ Portly Pablo Trying Hard, But Still Needs To Reduce Weight

Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Pablo Sandoval has a new weigh-in and a new weight to meet this weekend.

03/01/2013

Bicyclists rides their bikes down Market Street on Bike to Work Day May 13, 2010 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Developing New Plan To Help City Employees Stay Healthy

San Francisco wants its city workers to do a better job of taking care of their health and is developing a new plan to help the city’s 28,000 workers do just that.

12/28/2012

A coffee farmer shows clean coffee seeds. (Rodrigo Arangua/AFP/Getty Images)

HealthWatch: Health Questions Raised About Green Coffee Bean Extract

Internet and television advertisements are touting Green Coffee Bean Extract as a weight loss aid, but some medical professionals aren’t sure we know enough yet about the diet supplements. A few months ago, Roberta Lew went on Face book, and saw an ad about a miraculous fat-buster called Green Coffee Bean Extract.

11/13/2012

Qsymia, a weight loss pill made by Vivus of Mountain View. (CBS)

HealthWatch: FDA Approves Mountain View Firm’s Weight-Loss Pill

The pill Qsymia from Mountain View-based Vivus Inc. was cleared for adults who are obese or overweight and have at least one weight-related condition such as high blood pressure, diabetes or high cholesterol.

07/17/2012

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HealthWatch: Don’t Count Weight Loss Among Yoga’s Benefits

A growing number of Americans are choosing to unplug from stressed-out, buzzed-up lives with the help of Yoga – but new research suggests that there are limits to the benefits of the ancient practice.

05/01/2012

The Vivus website, makers of Qnexa (Vivus)

FDA Will Take 3 More Months To Review Mountain View Firm’s Diet Pill

Drugmaker Vivus Inc. said Monday that regulators will take another three months to make a decision on its closely-watched obesity drug Qnexa.

04/09/2012

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