New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has revealed he had lap-band surgery to lose weight. How much does such a procedure cost–and would it be insured? Money 101 host Bob McCormick talks with Dr. Carson Liu, a Santa Monica weight loss surgeon.
Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Jon Benson, who after a near-fatal heart attack, changed his life. Using clever eating and training strategies, he transformed from an obese man with heart disease to a lean healthy human. Now the CEO of Jon Benson Fitness, Fitology, and 3X Formulas, he teaches others how improve their health – and their life.
(AP) – Researchers are reporting success with using cash incentives to help people lose weight. In a yearlong study, people were offered a chance to win or lose $20 a month if they met certain diet goals.
Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with three incredible entrepreneurs – fitness guru Kathy Smith, enterprise software expert Scott Kriz, and app master Michael Balyasny.
Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Kathy Smith, an incredible businesswoman who has stood at the forefront of the fitness and health industries for more than thirty years with a collection of books, videos, audios and DVDs.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A dozen Missouri students have lost more than 750 pounds after their school district sent them to a weight-loss program at a South Carolina boarding school.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he wasn’t about to take the bait: a question dealing with that quintessential junk food, Twinkies. So when asked Friday at a news conference about […]
Actor Matthew McConaughey is playing an electrician diagnosed with AIDS in “The Dallas Buyer’s Club.” Photos recently surfaced of his dangerous weight loss for the role, as reported in this ABC News segment.
A new diet drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in July is now available for obese and at-risk overweight patients. The oral medication Qsymia can only be obtained with a doctor’s prescription. […]
(AP) – A company that promotes Lap-Band weight-loss surgery was warned to pull advertising that federal officials claim failed to warn potential customers of the risks. The Food and Drug Administration warned Lap-Band VIP last […]
(AP) – The Food and Drug Administration has approved Arena Pharmaceutical’s anti-obesity pill Belviq, the first new prescription drug for long-term weight loss to enter the U.S. market in over a decade. The agency cleared […]
According to a new study, people who took a daily dose of green coffee, which is unroasted coffee beans, lost about 10 percent of their body weight. The study, which gave participants a supplement containing […]