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While the FDA's Approval of a New Diet Drug Might Be Big News, It's Not Necessarily Good News

Gregg McBride | Posted 09.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

The FDA recently approved a prescription diet pill named Qsymia. Note that I refer to this as "big news," as opposed to "good news." Personally, I don't think anything out of a jar or bottle can ultimately provide what we really need to take off the excess weight.

Qnexa: Desperate Measure For Desperate Times

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 04.25.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

FDA approval of Qnexa will represent a rather desperate measure at a desperate time for desperate individuals of a desperate society. So be it. But our desperate need to address this problem decisively is long overdue and should be the mother of far better invention than this.

Exercise Could Prevent Migraines As Well As Drugs, Study Shows

The Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 12.11.2011 | Healthy Living

Exercise could have effects beyond strength-building and promoting heart health -- a new study shows it could work just as well as drugs to ward off m...