diet

Fido a Little Tubby? Fat Camp Awaits!

Growing rates of obesity in pets have led to the emergence of fat farms offering doggie versions of Pilates and yoga to help slim down man's best friend.

The 7 'Scammiest' Words on the Internet

Spend enough time surfing the Web, and you just might develop a sixth sense for scams. Sometimes it's a matter of a page that just doesn't look right, but often it's just a matter of spotting the words and phrases that tend to be pop up with great frequency on scam Web sites -- words like these.

How Money Stress Can Make You Sick: Dr. Stork Explains

Money woes don't just make it harder to pay for prescriptions and doctors' visits -- they can also make you more susceptible to a host of health problems. Dr. Travis Stork of 'The Doctors' offers some tips for how to save money while still taking care of yourself.

FDA Rejects Orexigen's New Diet Drug Over Heart Concerns

In a surprise move Tuesday, the FDA rejected Orexigen's proposed new diet drug Contrave, saying the company needed to run another study of its cardiovascular risks. With this rejection, all three of a slate of similar diet drugs from competing pharmaceuticals have been turned back by the agency.

Face-Off: Health and Diet Stocks [VIDEO]

As we approach the cyclically sweet period between New Year's resolutions and swimsuit season, investors may think there are profitable opportunities in companies focused on diet and exercise. But you may be wise not to gorge on the stocks.

Paper, Not Plastic: Credit Cards Boost Unhealthy Eating

Dieters looking for a little extra willpower to avoid putting junk food in their grocery carts might want to leave their credit cards at home. New research shows that buying groceries with plastic instead of good old-fashioned folding money makes people more likely to buy unhealthy foods.

FDA Panel Rejects Weight-Loss Drug Qnexa

Pharmaceutical company Vivus and investors waited anxiously Thursday for the vote of an FDA advisory panel on the weight-loss drug Qnexa. The verdict is in, and by a vote of 9 to 7, panelists didn't support approving the drug as an obesity treatment.

Coffee, the new health food?

You know it gives you a morning buzz and makes that wait in the Starbucks line worth it. But here's something you may not have realized about coffee:...

Make friends with flax and save

We're past the New Year surge of ambition, and settling into what some might call the "spring slump" -- that time after the holidays and Valentine's...