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When Exercise Becomes An Addiction

Abby Heugel | Posted 11.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Abby Heugel

As a society, we're told over and over that it's essential to exercise, which it is -- in moderation. That's what makes it so easy to keep this addiction a secret; it's not as obvious as walking around under the influence or lighting up a cigarette.

Can Fat Baboons Help Us Understand the 'Obesity Paradox'?

Jeff Ritterman, MD | Posted 08.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Ritterman, MD

Does our present high-sugar diet do to us what the "garbage dump diet" did to the baboons? Weight gain, pre-diabetes and alarming cholesterol elevations are all results of our diet too. Like the baboons, we humans will certainly respond to dietary insults in a variety of ways.

Why Are You So Skinny?

Jill Knapp | Posted 07.10.2012 | Women
Jill Knapp

There is a difference between showing concern and making someone feel uncomfortable with their own body.

What Michelle Obama Can Teach Us That Models Can't (1 Year Later)

Adia Colar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Adia Colar

I barely noticed the clothes because I was so distracted by the models underneath the garments. Line after line, show after show, model after model looked the same: jutting chest bones, sharp clavicles, bony knees, and so on.

Company Fined For Serving Small Steaks

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

BOSTON — Massachusetts officials have fined a Colorado beef supplier $700 for providing steaks to Ruby Tuesday restaurants that allegedly were s...