Binge eating videos find big audience, even for weight loss

NEW YORK (AP) — While trying to lose weight, Becky Beach found assistance in an unlikely place: thousands of online videos featuring people binging on massive amounts of ramen, burgers, chicken wings ...

Joaquin Phoenix on 'Joker' weight loss, dance and De Niro

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joaquin Phoenix has been widely praised for his transformative portrayal of the man who becomes the Joker in the new film hitting theaters this Thursday. Although he doesn't like to...

Washington issues flavored vaping ban, joining other states

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington on Friday joined several other states in banning the sale of flavored vaping products amid concern over the mysterious lung illness that has sickened hundreds of people and k...

Review: Renée Zellweger captures Garland's essence in 'Judy'

Renée Zellweger is so undeniably perfect as Judy Garland that it almost makes up for the shortcomings of the film around it. "Judy " is itself a fine and imperfect look at some of Garland's last years...

Graham Rahal turns to body contouring in battle of the bulge

MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Graham Rahal is grateful for most of the genes he inherited from his father, champion race car driver Bobby Rahal. The one gene he could have gone without? Hi...

Pesticide criticized in bee deaths could also kill birds

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Scientists studying a widely used pesticide say even small doses of the chemical can have crippling health effects on migrating birds, and it might be contributing to declines i...

Ex-NFL player, doctor are arrested in Georgia opioid case

ATLANTA (AP) — A former NFL football player and a Georgia doctor face charges of illegally distributing prescription drugs, including opioids. Former New Orleans Saints player Sedric...

Japanese man claims 4-minute workout got him ripped in 5 months

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Japanese netizen has shot to fame after he showed his body transform from a portly, round shape, to chiseled muscles by allegedly engaging in ultra-intense exercise in his cr...

Have Three Million People in Taiwan Joined a Business Cult?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- For job seekers today, opportunities seem to be drying up. Headlines offer hope for future job growth, but many feel as though their skills do not match these jobs of tomorrow....

Weight loss among fat-acceptance influencers a fraught topic

NEW YORK (AP) — Fashion and lifestyle blogger Maui Bigelow has always been curvy and built a social media presence by embracing every pound. Until the worst happened. At nearly 380 p...

Hong Kong protesters: Desperation led to legislature attack

HONG KONG (AP) — It was almost noon on Monday when hundreds of protesters outside Hong Kong's legislature voted to break in. Watching from the side, one protester disagreed. They wer...

Promise of marijuana leads scientists on search for evidence

SEATTLE (AP) — Marijuana has been shown to help ease pain and a few other health problems, yet two-thirds of U.S. states have decided pot should be legal to treat many other conditions with little sci...

Brazilian club admits guilt in doping two of its own players

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian club Athletico has admitted two of its players tested positive for doping because of medication from its own staff. Club president Mario Celso Petraglia sa...

Monster, Weight Watchers rise while Arista, Activision fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Friday: Activision Blizzard Inc., down $2.40 to $47.15 The videogame maker behind "Call of Duty...

Florida passes cosmetic surgery regulation bill

MIAMI (AP) — Prompted by the deaths of several out-of-state women, Florida lawmakers have passed legislation designed to tighten regulations on the state's booming low-cost cosmetic surgery industry. ...