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  • Retired teacher loses 200 pounds

    "There's another one who will break our equipment," Kathleen Riser overheard one trainer say, pointing at her 350-plus pound frame. Two years later, people now point to Riser as an inspiration.

  • 'Big Ben' loses 145 pounds

    After almost two years of strict dieting and exercise Ben's 140lbs lighter. He's lost 38 inches off of his waist and tossed out his 3XL shirts to make room for his new size, large.

  • Plant-based diet is his secret

    For years Benji Kurtz was severely obese. He tried diet after diet. Then the solution to his weight loss problem found him.

  • Mental health help: Where to turn

    Americans often don't know where to turn when dealing with a loved one with serious mental illness, but experts emphsize there are resources available.

  • Venom may hold cure for cancer

    How nanotechnology and synthesized venom may hold the key to stopping cancer cell growth.

  • Break up with your trainer

    After months of personal training, you're still not seeing results. Could it be time to ditch your trainer?

  • 9 nutrition rules for athletes

    Follow these nutrition guidelines to ensure your hard work in training pays off.

  • 21 pounds of flesh removed

    I am a CNN Fit Nation alumna. I completed the Nautica Malibu Triathlon in 2013 with my Fit Nation teammates. But my journey to health really started more than two years ago.

  • The best way to brush

    CNN's Martha Shade reports on what's the best way to brush your teeth.

  • Still smoking after cancer

    CNN's Holly Firfer tells us that some people who have beat cancer continue to smoke.

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  • 1 of 40 Americans Will Get Diabetes! Here's How to Not Be One of Them

    Simple changes can help prevent type 2 diabetes. Even if you are high risk, losing just 5 to 7 percent of your body weight and getting at least 150 minutes per week of moderate physical exercise can reduce your risk by 58 percent. Here are 11 ways to prevent diabetes.

  • Family-Friendly Picnic Food

    Take advantage of warm weather and get the kids out of the house by taking the whole family on a picnic.

  • Here's How to Fix That Bad Haircut (You Can Stop Crying Now)

    Wondering how long it will take to grow out a bad haircut? You know the one. That haircut that was supposed to be Anne Hathaway but ended up Donald Trump? Dealing with a bad haircut when it was cut too short could cause even those of us less emotional than Hathaway to publically burst into tears.

  • What You Need to Know About Ebola

    The Ebola virus currently raging in West Africa has a well-earned reputation as one of the world's most deadly illnesses. But experts stress that early and intense medical care can greatly improve a person's chances of survival.

  • Three Easy Tricks to Find the Best Lipstick Color for You

    Consider Your Irises

    “Eye color can really help determine which lipstick shades will pop against your specific complexion,” says celebrity makeup artist Joy Fennell. She suggests enhancing green and hazel irises with cherry-red lips. Blue eyes, conversely, work best with coral hues, which fall opposite them on the color wheel. “The orange complements the blue without overpowering [it]," Fennell explains. What’s a brown-eyed woman to do? Think pink. Rosy tones balance brown coloring and encourage a refreshed, wide-awake look.

  • Want to Add 3 Years to Your Life? Start Running!

    Runners may live an average three years longer than people who don't run, according to new research.

  • 31 Fun Activities to Do With Your Kids Before Summer Ends

    Is your summer flying by? Don't let it without making time to pitch a tent in the backyard, catch fireflies, have a water balloon fight -- or one of the 29 other fun activities listed here! How many can your family check off your bucket list this summer?  

  • New Study Says: Acetaminophen May Not Help Against Back Pain

    Even though its use is often advised by doctors, the painkiller acetaminophen -- best known as Tylenol -- does not help treat lower back pain, according to a new Australian study.

  • 13 Incredible Hot Dog Toppings that Put Ketchup to Shame

    A squirt of ketchup on your hot dog is such a summertime snoozefest! Instead serve these traditional-with-a-twist and out-of-the-bun topping ideas at your next backyard BBQ:

  • So Chill: 21 Cool Homemade Popsicle Recipes

    Want to keep everyone cool this summer? Make popsicles for your kids! They're easy, refreshing and tasty enough that you and the hubs will want to eat them, too. Try one -- or all of of them -- before summer is over. Health

  • Walgreen Shakeup After Bad Projection

    The drugstore giant pressured its CFO and pharmacy chief to leave after a bungled forecast of pharmacy profits related to its Medicare prescription-drug business.

  • New Study Focuses on In-Flight Risk to Infants

    In-flight deaths of young children occur rarely. But when they do, their cause often remains a mystery, a new study found.

  • Hospira Wins Delay Against FDA

    Hospira was granted a temporary restraining order against the FDA over the agency's approval of generic versions of the company's top-selling drug.

  • One More Wrinkle in Battle for Botox Firm Allergan

    Allergan approached Salix Pharmaceuticals and at least one other company about a potential acquisition, as the Botox maker seeks to fend off a $53 billion hostile takeover from Valeant Pharmaceuticals.

  • Answers for Women With Fibroids

    After a popular method of removing uterine fibroids has come under intense scrutiny, experts offer their views on what other options women have.

  • Senators Want More Companies to Pull Surgical Device From Market

    Two U.S. senators urged the Food and Drug Administration to ask manufacturers of a common surgical tool called a power morcellator to pull their devices from the market because of a risk of spreading undetected uterine cancer in women.

  • For Want of Gloves, Ebola Doctors Die

    On the front lines of the Ebola outbreak in Liberia, health workers believe its toll on their own staffs could be mitigated if only they had enough basic hospital supplies such as gloves.

  • FedEx Faces Additional Charges

    The Justice Department on Friday filed additional charges against FedEx in connection with its prescription-drug case against the package-delivery concern.

  • Hunting for Fraud in Medicare Data

    Law-enforcement officials estimate that fraud accounts for as much as 10% of Medicare's yearly spending—which would amount to about $58 billion in bogus payments in the 2013 fiscal year. Part of a Series

  • U.K. Drug Panel Backs Sovaldi

    A U.K. panel recommended that the English health system pay for the Sovaldi hepatitis C treatment sold by Gilead Sciences at a 30% discount from its U.S. price.