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No longer lonely: He lost 225 lbs

Tevante Clark enrolled in a nutrition program to try to lose weight naturally. He figured if that failed, he would get gastric bypass surgery.

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:45:43 EDT
She lost 140 lbs with hypnosis

A dream vacation to Hawaii sounded like a nightmare to Julie Evans because it involved wearing a bathing suit. So when she got home, she vowed to change.

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:19:35 EDT
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.

Mon, 18 Aug 2014 07:53:03 EDT
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.

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 15:55:40 EDT
School start times are unhealthy

If you think school starts too early, you aren't the only one.

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:16:56 EDT
Venom may hold cure for cancer

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

Tue, 12 Aug 2014 09:26:31 EDT
Ab workouts are a waste of time

You've been trying forever to get that elusive six-pack: the holy grail of fitness goals. None of the gizmos and doodads advertised online or on TV have worked, so you figure it's time to sign up for that 30-minute abs class at the gym.

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:39:00 EDT
Break up with your trainer

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

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:25:15 EDT
9 nutrition rules for athletes

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

Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:25:24 EDT
Inside your mind with 'Brain Games'

Jason Silva from National Geographic's hit show "Brain Games" talks about tricks the mind plays that shape our reality.

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:44:54 EDT
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