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FDA Approves Weight-Loss Pill
For the first time in 13 years, the FDA has approved a pill for weight-loss. The BBC reports the medication called, Belviq, can be used by obese or overweight adults. In studies, it helped people lose about 5% of their body weight.
Supplements Could Be Linked to Increased Risk of Death in Women
Vitamins are said to be good for you. According to a new study from the University of Minnesota, however, that may not always be the case.
Researchers reviewed the cases of 38,000 women over a 19-year period and found that those who took supplements had about a 2.4 percent increased risk of death ove…
Diet Soda May Make You Pack on the Pounds
By analyzing the results of a 10-year longitudinal study of 474 people, researchers  were able to determine that the participants who drank two or more diet sodas a day experienced a waist size increase 70 percent greater than those who stayed away from diet soda.
Dr. Martin P. Paulus, a professor of…