Mercy Hospital & Medical Center has launched a contest with an unusual prize: free lap-band weight loss surgery.
Brooke Tetik tells CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist she realized it two years ago it was time to make a profound change in her life.
Whether it’s 10, 20 or 50 pounds, whatever you have to lose, it always feels overwhelming.
Tom and Michelle Larson have collectively lost about 270 pounds. The Elk Grove twins’ success earned them a spot on this month’s People magazine.
What if something as simple as changing the color of your plate helped you lose weight? Or if clenching a fist put an end to a fattening craving?
It’s summertime and everyone wants to be in shape. You already know losing weight is good for your health, but CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports getting fit can also save you money on life insurance.
If you’re like a lot of people, you may be resolving to get fit and lose some pounds in the new year.
Gautam Gupta, owner of a Chicago-area chain of weight-loss clinics, is wanted by the federal government for allegedly scamming a private insurer and the Illinois Medicaid program.
With all the diet plans out there, which work the best? Consumer Reports says it’s Jenny Craig.
Those “news” websites claiming you can lose 25 pounds in a month with acai berry diets are actually advertisements disguised to appear as legitimate news, according to federal and state authorities.
An author claims sitting in a tub full of ice water can help you lose weight as your body tries to keep its temperature warm. CBS 2′s Mary Kay Kleist asks an expert to evaluate the concept.
As Americans collectively fight the battle of the bulge and the ever-expanding national waistline, more and more people who have reached potentially dangerous weights are turning to surgery as a means to shed excess pounds.
Chicago may be the city of big shoulders, but it also appears to be center of shrinking waistlines.
Two doctors say you can lose weight on a high-carb diet, while improving your mood at the same time.
Do you ever feel like there’s never enough time for a workout? Now there’s a new option – just for women – to shape up without exercise. CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports.
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