Weight Loss

Cheers! Study Says Red Wine May Help Burn FatRaise a toast to your waistline. A new study finds a certain chemical consumed when you drink a glass of red wine is not only good for your health, it can help overweight people burn fat.
J.J. Smith's Cleansing Pineapple Spinach SmoothieThis pineapple smoothie recipe from JJ Smith will give your body a total cleanse, making a happier and healthier you.
Study: Too Much Homework Can Make Your Child SickA 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.
Tom Hanks Reveals Surprising Health ProblemThe Concord-born, 57-year-old Academy Award-winning actor makes unexpected announcement on "The Late Show with David Letterman"...
Animal Update: Diabetes In CatsDiabetes is not a problem that just impacts humans. It's becoming more common in the domesticated animal world, too.
Giants' Portly Pablo Trying Hard, But Still Needs To Reduce WeightGiants manager Bruce Bochy said Pablo Sandoval has a new weigh-in and a new weight to meet this weekend.
SF Developing New Plan To Help City Employees Stay HealthySan 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.
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.
HealthWatch: FDA Approves Mountain View Firm's Weight-Loss PillThe 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.
HealthWatch: Don’t Count Weight Loss Among Yoga’s BenefitsA 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.
FDA Will Take 3 More Months To Review Mountain View Firm's Diet PillDrugmaker Vivus Inc. said Monday that regulators will take another three months to make a decision on its closely-watched obesity drug Qnexa.
Marin, Santa Clara Ranked Healthiest Counties In CaliforniaWhen it comes to healthy living the Bay Area is pretty hard to beat. Marin County has been ranked number one in a new study, with Santa Clara County coming in second healthiest in California.