Buying Drugs Online: It’s Convenient and Private, but Beware of ‘Rogue Sites’

Buying Drugs Online: It's Convenient and Private, but Beware of 'Rogue Sites'

The scene is becoming increasingly common in the United States: Consumers are replacing a trip to the corner drugstore with a click onto the internet, where they find hundreds of websites selling or acting as online drugstore prescription drugs and other health products. Many of these are lawful enterprises that genuinely offer convenience, privacy, and […]

What Is Obesity? BMI Ranges, Causes, Treatment, Prevention, and Statistics

Obesity

Obesity is a term that, well, carries a lot of weight, because of varying cultural norms and stigmas about body size and shape. But for the purposes of this overview, we’ll focus on the World Health Organization’s (WHO) definition: abnormal or excessive fat accumulation in the body that presents a risk to your health. (1) […]

What is healthy weight loss?

weight loss

It’s natural for anyone trying to lose weight to want to lose it very quickly. But people who lose weight gradually and steadily (about 1 to 2 pounds per week) are more successful at keeping weight off. Healthy weight loss isn’t just about a “diet” or “program”. It’s about an ongoing lifestyle that includes long-term […]