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Belviq, prescription drug for long-term weight loss for obese adults, from Arena Pharmaceuticals. (Food and Drug Administration / AP Photo)

Weight loss drug Belviq gets overdue US launch

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Arena Pharmaceuticals says its weight loss drug Belviq will be available to U.S. patients beginning next week, nearly a year after the drug was officially approved by federal regulators. The Food […]

06/08/2013

Todd DeMann

Todd DeMann on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Todd DeMann, the founder and CEO of Freshology, a food delivery service, whose meals are designed for the purpose of weight loss and healthy living. Fans of Freshology include Sofia Vergara, Hilary Duff, Mario Lopez, Vanessa Williams, and Sarah Michelle Gellar.

05/28/2013

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Mom’s obesity surgery may help break cycle in kids

WASHINGTON (AP) — Obese mothers tend to have kids who become obese. Now provocative research suggests weight-loss surgery may help break that unhealthy cycle in an unexpected way — by affecting how their children’s genes […]

05/27/2013

Tony Horton, creator of P90X.

Tony Horton on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Tony Horton, the creator behind P90X® – the best selling fitness program in America. Over the past 25 years, he has inspired and motivated people all over the world by sharing his fitness expertise with professional athletes, sports teams, television and film stars, recording artists and 4 million plus people.

05/10/2013

David Kirchhoff

David Kirchhoff on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with CEO of Weight Watchers, David Kirchhoff. A leader by example, he shed the excess pounds after joining a Weight Watchers support group. He is now sharing his personal weight-loss story in his book, “Weight Loss Boss: How to Finally Win at Losing – And Take Charge in an Out-of-Control Food World.”

05/08/2013

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Information about lap-band surgery

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.

05/07/2013

Jon Benson

Jon Benson on Business Rockstars

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.

04/26/2013

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Cash can bribe dieters to lose weight, study finds

(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.

03/07/2013

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Learn from Three Incredible Entrepreneurs on Business Rockstars

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.

03/04/2013

Kathy Smith

Kathy Smith on Business Rockstars

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.

02/01/2013

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