An episode of the television medical drama “House” featured 16-year-old Hannah and her mother, who were in a severe automobile accident. Hannah saw her mother unconscious and dialed 911. She looked down and noticed a metal rod jammed in her own thigh. At the hospital, Hannah soon ran a [ … ]
Our culture teaches that if you work hard enough at anything, you’ll be successful. Recent studies, however, suggest that hard work may not be enough when it comes to weight loss.
At a time when obesity is a national — and increasingly an international — epidemic, scientists are weighing in on the billion-dollar weight-loss industry to try and figure out what it takes [ … ]