Emily Raney

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Still Waiting After All These Years

In 1977, Jimmy Carter was president. Elvis Presley was still in the building. And the U.S. Food and Drug Administration was rolling up its sleeves to start addressing the problem of antibiotic overuse on industrial farms.<p>Thirty-six years later, President Barack Obama is settling into his second …

Dare to Be 100: Obesity Is Not a Disease

Thirty years ago I was a member of the House of Delegates of the AMA. I am certain, in retrospect, that we passed some resolutions that were wrong. But nothing like the one that they passed in June. All newspapers headlined, "AMA declares obesity a disease." Translated, that means about 100 million …

Exercise Intensity Matters More Than Duration In Keeping Weight Off: Study

Every little bit counts.<p>That's the message of a new study in the American Journal of Health Promotion, which showed that even a few minutes of brisk physical activity can add up to protect against obesity.<p>"What we learned is that for preventing weight gain, the intensity of the activity matters …

Eat breakfast if you want to reduce your risk of coronary heart disease

Skipping breakfast can raise your chances of developing heart disease, new research suggests.<p>During the 16-year study, 7.3% of participants who …

How and Why We Age: The Power of Telomeres and Telomerase

Twenty years ago little was known about the aging process. Many ideas existed but nothing was certain. Today we know how and why we age. We cannot control it just yet, but even that may change in the near future.<p>The human body has 100 trillion highly-specialized cells. Each of these cells has sets …