Jan 8, 2014
The Washington Post’s Lydia DePillis explains the deceptive advertising around weight-loss drugs.
Oct 18, 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.
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...