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Being ‘healthy obese’ leads to problems down the line: study

Being ‘healthy obese’ leads to problems down the line: study

Zurijeta/Getty Images/iStockphoto ‘Healthy obesity’ doesn’t last, a new study says. It’s unlikely you can be fat and fit, according to new research. “Healthy obesity” is a more of a phase than a permanent state, according to a new letter published ...

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New Year/New You: Get serious about nutrition

New Year/New You: Get serious about nutrition

Stockphoto4u/Getty Images/iStockphoto Want a new you in the new year? Diet is the key. Good health can be hard to swallow. Millions of Americans resolve to lose weight every year — and the first step is to do the bite ...

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New Year/New You: The perfect workout

New Year/New You: The perfect workout

Stephanie Keith/Stephanie Keith for the New York Katherine Greiner has designed the perfect home workout for Daily News readers. After the ball drops, so should the pounds. In theory. Resolving to lose weight in the New Year is as ubiquitous ...

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Daily Checkup: Dealing with pesky nosebleeds

Daily Checkup: Dealing with pesky nosebleeds

An assistant professor of rhinology and skull base surgery at Mount Sinai, Dr. Alfred Marc Iloreta is a surgeon who specializes in treating diseases of the nose, face, sinuses, and at the base of the brain. The Specialist: An assistant ...

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British couple fears high bill for giving birth in U.S.

British couple fears high bill for giving birth in U.S.

GoGetFunding.com Little Dax weighed just three pounds when he was born on Dec. 28. A young British couple is facing a $ 200,000 medical bill after their baby was born on U.S. soil 11 weeks premature. Katie Amos, 30, and ...

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New Year/New You: Cleanse your mind, body and soul

New Year/New You: Cleanse your mind, body and soul

Monkey Business Images Ltd/Getty Images It’s time to cleanse your mind, body and soul — and we’re not talking about a juice cleanse. You spent the last 12 months endlessly singing “Let It Go” from Disney’s “Frozen” — so it’s ...

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Fast food portions haven’t changed since 1996: study

Fast food portions haven’t changed since 1996: study

Digital Vision/Getty Images A large cheeseburger meal from a fast food chain could pack up to 1,757 calories. Fast food portions haven’t been supersized over two decades — but they haven’t shrunk, either. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Human Nutrition ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Brittany Maynard husband, mom remember her life

EXCLUSIVE: Brittany Maynard husband, mom remember her life

Arrowood Photography Brittany Maynard with Dan Diaz on their wedding day. Dan Diaz, Brittany Maynard’s Husband In early November, I lost the woman I love. My wife Brittany Maynard made the very personal decision to end her life peacefully, on ...

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‘Hunger Games’ actors team up for Ebola PSA

‘Hunger Games’ actors team up for Ebola PSA

The stars of “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part I” are banding together in a new PSA for Ebola awareness. Their goal is to spread knowledge, not fear. Jeffrey Wright, who plays Beetee in the film franchise, produced a video ...

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Fight to contain Ebola hampers battle against malaria

Fight to contain Ebola hampers battle against malaria

Baba Ahmed /AP Health workers spray disinfectant around a mosque that contained the body of a man who may have died of Ebola. The battle against the virus has resulted in many cases of malaria going untreated. West Africa’s fight ...

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