Jan 8, 2014 The Washington Post’s Lydia DePillis explains the deceptive advertising around weight-loss drugs.
Dec 6, 2013 Shedding those holiday pounds can be tough, but maybe a financial incentive can give you that extra push.
Apr 9, 2013 The year's almost up on the challenge from Boston's mayor for the city to lose one million pounds.
Apr 1, 2013 Weight loss plans like Slim-Fast and Weight Watchers are competing hard against free options like calorie-counting apps on smartphones.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jan 9, 2013 Dieters are taking fitness-tracking devices to a new level. They are creating virtual support groups by posting their "body data" on social media networks.
Jan 2, 2013 Health club business soars in January as dieters sign up to make good on their New Year’s resolutions. But most don’t keep up their reps.
Aug 8, 2012 Tough economic times and smartphone technology could trim diet industry earnings.
Jan 2, 2012 There's a lot in common with money management and losing weight. Robert Brokamp, a certified financial planner, walks us through how he lost 25 pounds -- and why the same approaches work for paying off debt.
Feb 17, 2011 The Senate banking committee today is questioning regulators of the Dodd-Frank law to gauge how much they've improved the financial system. The law...