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Waiting for Baby: Story of My Miscarriages

Marilisa Vergottini | Posted 04.20.2016 | Parents
Marilisa Vergottini

A whopping six pregnancies in six years, four losses in thirteen months and I can feel the hope slipping. And yet. And yet. We will keep trying.

4 Top Weight Loss Scams of the Year (So Far)

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 03.31.2014 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

These are just a sample of the rogues gallery of conmen scheming to pick your pocket. Worse than stealing from you, they keep you from using the real solution to your weight problem while sending you on a goose chase that will leave you feeling hopeless.

HCG Drops Aren't Effective For Weight Loss, Experts Say

Posted 03.26.2012 | Healthy Living

To lose weight, some people are still buying into HCG drops and injections, which have received criticism from the FDA because they aren't proven to h...

HCG Diet: Junk Science That Just Won't Go Away

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 10.29.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

While art, fashion and nightlife inspired by the past may be a "do," doowop-era fad diets are a don't. Specifically, I'm talking about one idea born in the 1950s that keeps coming back into fashion: the HCG diet.

The Taste of Summer: Cucumber Citrus Salad

Marilinda Hodgdon | Posted 10.08.2011 | Home
Marilinda Hodgdon

2011-08-08-Screenshot20110808at5.22.54PM.jpgWherever you procure your fresh produce, salads festooned with leafy herbs and fruity vinegars are a no fuss, low calorie answer to light and flavor-filled summer eating.

Are Weight Loss And Common Sense At War?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 06.25.2011 | Home
David Katz, M.D.

I am surprised, and even more so concerned, about how readily people with good common sense switch it off when it comes to weight control and the illusory promise of a quick fix.

The hCG Diet: What Goes Around Comes Around

Susan Yager | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Susan Yager

hCG for weight loss, an idea that originated in the 1950s and became a popular fad in the 1970s, is back.

Weekly Pulse: Japan's Nuclear Crisis Deepens

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger A second reactor unit at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan may have ruptured, authorities...

hCG 'Diet' Controversy

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The hCG "Diet" has been stirring quite a bit of controversy after Dr. Oz took a closer examination of the already controversial weight-loss program. ...

Dear Marty Fleck: Too Early for Juice?

Bill Scheft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Bill Scheft

My son Larry is 13 years old, a straight-A student and captain of his junior high school baseball team. When and how should I talk with him about taking female fertility drugs?