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New book has frank words about fat

The characters in the 20 short stories that make up advocate, writer, and businesswoman Rebecca Jane Weinstein's new book are many and varied.
Expanding Horizons Dept.
By MELISSA NELSON  |  July 20, 2012

What causes obesity?

Here's the latest from the Health Bureau.
By  |  June 27, 2012

Future Fatty Foods(1)

Heart disease, courtesy of ... the future!!
Big Fat Whale
By BRIAN MCFADDEN  |  June 01, 2012
Stay cold, lose weight

Stay cold, lose weight


If you thought this long ass winter was good for nothing, you're wrong. If you're looking to lose weight and expel some extra energy, get outside with one less layer on and shiver your way to a skinnier, more bikini-ready, you. At least that's what a new study from the Joslin Diabetes Center, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, is basically saying. 

By Lisa Spinelli  |  April 13, 2009