Health & Fitness

Life & Style Mom's obesity surgery may help break cycle in kids Mom's obesity surgery may help break cycle in kids
Obese mothers tend to have kids who become obese. Now provocative research suggests weight-loss surgery may help break that unhealthy cycle in an unexpected way — by affecting how their children's genes behave.
Life & Style Report: Nation's kids need to get more physical Report: Nation's kids need to get more physical
The prestigious Institute of Medicine is recommending that schools provide opportunities for at least 60 minutes of physical activity each day for students and that PE become a core subject.
Life & Style Debating fluoride: Can it hurt you? Debating fluoride: Can it hurt you? (Video)
Right now, Portland is the largest non-fluoridated metro area in the country. Voters are deciding whether to allow the city to add fluoride to their water and the issue has families lining up on both sides.
Life & Style Docs warn teens: Don't take the cinnamon challenge Docs warn teens: Don't take the cinnamon challenge
Don't take the cinnamon challenge. That's the advice from doctors in a new report about a dangerous prank depicted in popular YouTube videos but which has led to hospitalizations and a surge in calls to U.S. poison centers.