weight loss

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Mo. students lose 756 pounds at SC boarding school

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.


Christie smells setup, won't answer Twinkie query

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 […]


Matthew McConaughey's extreme weight loss for movie role | VIDEO

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.


Newly approved 'miracle' diet pill now available (audio)

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. […]


LA Lap-Band weight loss firm warned about ads

(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 […]


FDA approves first new weight loss pill in decade

(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 […]


Green coffee helps trim weight

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 […]




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