Tag Archives: Weight

Weight Watchers shares jump 15% as first-quarter earnings aren’t as bad as feared

Weight Watchers International Inc. food products. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images Shares of Weight Watchers rose 15% after the markets closed Wednesday as the company posted first-quarter results that weren’t as bad as feared and boosted its forecast for the year. Here’s what the company reported compared with what Wall Street was expecting,… Read More »

Subtle signs that could mean you have bowel cancer – from weight loss to vomiting

Bowel cancer is the second biggest cancer killer in the UK – but is ­easily treatable if caught early. Nearly 42,000 Brits are ­diagnosed every year, making it the fourth most common cancer in the country. BBC news presenter George Alagiah, 63, this week opened up about his struggle with Stage 4 bowel cancer. And… Read More »

Smartphones and Weight Gain

Nowadays, we have no shortage of technology. Our smartphones alone can give us everything from communication with others to weather reports to music we want to hear to driving instructions to our next location. Then, throw in Apple watches, tablets, laptops, and the like, and we’ve got an endless stream of technological connectivity at our… Read More »