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Obesity Ignored Jul. 03, 2017

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: I am over 70 years old and in failing health. My stepbrother, "Tom," is 58. Although he ... Read More

2017 Wake-Up Call: The Doctor Is Out! Jan. 04, 2017

Energy Express

It's not my nature to end the year on such a somber note. Normally, I'm a pop-the-cork, hats-and-hor... Read More

Obesity, Fatty Foods, Death and Science Dec. 09, 2016

Mona Charen

Something is killing us — beyond the fact that life itself is a terminal condition. This week ... Read More

2015: From Obesity to Toxicity, and Some Good News, Too Dec. 29, 2015

Energy Express

Looking back is so helpful when it comes to moving forward. That's why I indulge in these end-of-yea... Read More

How's Life? When Well-Being Is Measured, the US Falls Short Oct. 20, 2015

Energy Express

The U.S. is super terrific at tracking jobs added or lost, personal income and corporate profits, bu... Read More

Give 'Em a Break Sep. 16, 2015


It's bad enough that two-thirds of American adults are considered to be overweight or obese, but the... Read More

Coca-Cola Has a Scientific Word or Two for You in Defense of Sugary Beverages Aug. 21, 2015

C Force

Last week, I bemoaned the seemingly infinite amount of conflicting information that exists in this n... Read More

Dangers of Sugarcoating Good News About the American Diet Jul. 31, 2015

C Force

In light of recent reports that we are only consuming a small fraction of the fruits and vegetables ... Read More

When It Comes to Health and Fitness, We Continually Fail to Motivate Jul. 24, 2015

C Force

The world has never had so much information at its fingertips. In this technology-driven age, we rec... Read More

One Size Doesn't Fit All May. 27, 2015


Just as all morbidly obese people don't look alike, they all shouldn't receive the same treatment. E... Read More

Focusing on the 2nd Half in the Game of Life Feb. 13, 2015

C Force

Well, the big game not only is over but also has quickly faded into yesterday's news as fans dimly s... Read More

Smoke Gets in Their Thighs Nov. 26, 2014


It's not quite the same as saying smog is fattening, but a study out of the University of Southern C... Read More

Things I Don't Understand Sep. 03, 2014

Walter E. Williams

There are things that really puzzle me. Some life insurance companies charge lower premiums if you h... Read More

Bringing Big Fat Change to Your Town, Step by Step Jun. 10, 2014

Energy Express

Roslyn and Norman Levy, like lots of Americans, are shocked and upset by the number of grown-ups and... Read More

Gastric Bypass for Quitting Smoking: No Fair Trade Apr. 22, 2014

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am quite a bit overweight. My 29-year-old daughter is concerned that I might have a he... Read More

Bizarre Arguments and Behavior Mar. 26, 2014

Walter E. Williams

Some statements and arguments are so asinine that you'd have to be an academic or a leftist to take ... Read More

Lighter, Smarter, Truthier: Three Cheers for Progress Mar. 04, 2014

Energy Express

Everything changes, and when I see three small but positive changes in the world of healthy lifestyl... Read More

Commitment to a Healthy Lifestyle Is More Important Than Weight in Determining Longevity Dec. 05, 2013

Lifelong Health

These days, being overweight or frankly obese is the rule rather than the exception. The body mass i... Read More

Mad Scientists in the Laboratories of Democracy Mar. 17, 2011

David Sirota

Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis once said that states are the "laboratories of democracy.&... Read More