Overweight & Obesity

New guidance: Use drugs, surgery early for obesity in kids

Children struggling with obesity should be evaluated and treated early and aggressively, including with medications for kids as young as 12 and surgery for those as young as 13, according to new guidelines released Monday.

Health

It's heart attack season. What do you need to know?

Along with parties, travel, and stress, fatal heart attacks are more common in December. We asked Elliott Marshall Antman, a specialist in cardiovascular medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital and a professor at Harvard ...

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Snow shoveling can be hazardous to your heart

Clearing sidewalks and driveways of snow may be essential to keep from being shut in, however, the American Heart Association, the world's leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, urges caution ...

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