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Drops 100 pounds 'marathon' style

When Nicole Durham finally decided it was time to lose weight, she knew she had a long way to go. See her amazing transformation:

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:07:52 EDT
You won't believe the 'after' pics

Robert and Jessica Foster lost 160 and 120 pounds respectively after an emotional conversation. See their amazing transformation:

Tue, 15 Jul 2014 07:15:14 EDT
Lost 153 pounds, proved doc wrong

Kerry Hoffman started working out five days a week and tracking calories to go from 343 pounds to 190. See his amazing transformation.

Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:31:06 EDT
Get off the sideline, into the race

Only a few short months ago, I was a spectator.

Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:40:59 EDT
If I can run, so can you

For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to be able to say, "I've run a 5K."

Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:40:35 EDT
You CAN fight your greatest fears

Fear is something that consumes all of us at one time or another. But can your fears change?

Fri, 13 Jun 2014 14:36:07 EDT
MERS may be airborne

The deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus may be transmitted through the air, according to a new observation paper.

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:44:14 EDT
Is your firefighter too fat?

More than 70% of U.S. firefighters are overweight or obese, a rate higher than the American public, according to a recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Sat, 19 Jul 2014 15:21:43 EDT
What makes me so tasty?

The colors you wear and the food you eat don't matter. We bust five common mosquito bite myths to help you stop the itch.

Tue, 15 Jul 2014 07:15:37 EDT
Natural fixes for summer hazards

Wed, 02 Jul 2014 15:19:51 EDT
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