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COVID Concentrates Minds on Obesity Dec. 10, 2020

Froma Harrop

Obesity is a major risk factor for those dying from the coronavirus. So strong is that fear among t... Read More

Obesity: The American Health Crisis We Should Be Talking About Oct. 29, 2020

Laura Hollis

In the last days of the presidential election cycle, Democratic nominee Joe Biden and his surrogates... Read More

Classic Ann Landers Jun. 28, 2020

Classic Ann Landers

Editor's Note: Hundreds of Ann Landers' loyal readers have requested that newspapers continue to pub... Read More

Alexa on Drugs May. 06, 2020


The drug and medical device database company First Databank has partnered with Amazon Alexa to allow... Read More

Puzzling Over African American COVID Deaths Apr. 24, 2020

Mona Charen

The numbers are preliminary, but it seems that African Americans are dying from COVID-19 at alarming... Read More

March 25, 2020 Mar. 25, 2020

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am a male, over 60, gray, balding and noticeably overweight. Because of back problems,... Read More

Weight Gain Blues Mar. 06, 2020

Nutrition News

As a nation, we continue to eat too much. That may not be surprising news to some of us. By 2030, ju... Read More

Cold Comfort Feb. 26, 2020


New data culled from 677,000 temperatures taken and recorded from 1860 to the early 2000s suggests h... Read More

January 7, 2020 Jan. 07, 2020

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My sister-in-law always makes comments about what I am eating. I keep myself trim and am... Read More

Peloton 'Scandal' Shows How Mentally Unfit We've Become Dec. 19, 2019

Armstrong Williams

We are fast approaching the end of 2019, and as we close the book on a turbulent decade, nothing sum... Read More

Grim Findings From the Journal of the American Medical Association Dec. 05, 2019

R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr.

Washington — Do you spend much time reading the Journal of the American Medical Association? I... Read More

The On-The-Job Coverage Rip-Off Oct. 02, 2019

Betsy McCaughey

Employer-provided health plans now cost a gigantic $20,576 a year for family coverage, according to ... Read More

Family Meals Make a Difference Sep. 06, 2019

Nutrition News

Growing up, family meals happened every night — despite chores, school activities, homework an... Read More

Lots of Good Food Brings Us All Great Joy Aug. 24, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I've noticed that you always encourage overweight teens to lose weight for better healt... Read More

More Fruits, More Veggies? Sing a Song of Salad Bars Aug. 20, 2019

Energy Express

Getting kids to eat their fruits and veggies wasn't a problem when that was all there was to eat. Wh... Read More

There Was a More Diplomatic Way Aug. 02, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm mad as heck, and I might find a lawyer to sue my physical education teacher. We had... Read More

Assuredly Asexual Jul. 10, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am a 42-year-old single man who has never been married or even been in a relationship.... Read More

Informing Parents Was Correct Jun. 25, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm terribly disappointed that you told a girl to "tell" on her brother just because sh... Read More

Your Advice Is Too Small for Us Jun. 07, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm an avid reader of your teen column, but sometimes you really make me angry when you... Read More

The Weighty Issues Surrounding Ultraprocessed Foods May. 31, 2019

C Force

As discussed last week, studies of our immune system continue to demonstrate its central role in hea... Read More