Getting Rid Of The Spare TireIt's not an official disease, but it can certainly lead to poor health: middle age spread. And it doesn't always come in middle age. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida has some tips from a new study that shows building muscle equals a slimmer pair of pants.
Number Of 'Sweet People' Doubles -- And Why That's BadExperts call it an epidemic. New research shows the number of Americans with diabetes. or "sweet blood," has doubled since 1988. And as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, odds are you know someone with diabetes -- or have it yourself.
STOP! Before You Pop Open That Diet Soda...Here's a heads-up if you are a diet soda drinker. A new report shows diet drinks, including artificially sweetened soda, are far from the magic elixirs for your waistline that you've been led to believe. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains the link between diet drinks to obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes.
Colorado Launching Statewide Health ChallengeColorado has one of the nation's lowest obesity rates, but more than half its residents are overweight or obese.
Boulder Listed As Country's Least Obese City For 3rd Straight YearA Gallup poll has listed Boulder as the metropolitan area with lowest rate of obesity in the country for the third year in a row.
Endobarrier Blocks Certain Foods, Could Curb Type 2 DiabetesResearchers are studying a new way to treat people with Type 2 Diabetes with a barrier that blocks some harmful foods.
Investigative Author Believes Convenience Foods Are Designed To Hook PeopleSure they taste good, but are convenience foods specially designed to hook us? A new book makes the case.
CU Researchers Find Getting More Sleep Is Good For The WaistlineGetting enough sleep can keep people from gaining weight, according to new research at the University of Colorado.
Study Says More Than 20 Percent Of Coloradans Are ObeseColorado is still the leanest state in the country, but waistlines are also growing in the state.
Obesity Problem Targeted In Weld CountyWeld County health officials are taking aim at the county's weight problem, with 62 percent of the county's adult population either overweight or obese.
Colorado's Obesity Rate Tops 20 PercentColorado's obesity rate has now topped 20 percent, but the state is still the leanest in the nation.
Colorado Still Thinnest, But Fails To Lower ObesityColorado prides itself on annual obesity rankings of the 50 states, consistently coming in as the thinnest.