Annals Of Internal Medicine

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Study Finds That Few Commercial Weight Loss Programs Are Effective

Trying to slim down? Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig scored the best marks for effectiveness in a review of research on commercial diet programs, but many other plans just haven’t been studied enough to evaluate long-term results.

04/06/2015

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More Time On Your Feet, Less Time In Your Seat

An new analysis of 47 studies shows that most of us need to spend more time on our feet than in our seat. The research concludes that people who spend most of their day sitting are at a higher risk of heart disease, cancer, and diabetes — and that’s even if you go to the gym regularly. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida has tips on surviving a day at the desk.

01/20/2015

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Colorado Panel Votes To Raise Tobacco Age To 21

A proposal to raise the tobacco age to 21 has been approved by a Colorado House panel.

02/20/2014

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For Women, An Aspirin Every Other Day …

It’s a simple drug that’s been around for centuries, but the longer we study it, the better it seems. We’re talking about aspirin. And CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks at a new study on aspirin that is especially important for women.

07/16/2013

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Is Eating Organic A Waste Of Time … And Money?

Making a choice to eat organic to improve your health? A new study says you may want to think twice the next time you go shopping. Dr. Dave Hnida reports on how organic stacks up against conventional.

09/04/2012

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