• What About Drugs for Obesity??>

    What About Drugs for Obesity?

    by Tammy Worth

    In its latest recommendations, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force found drug therapy to be less effective for long-term weight loss than behavioral therapy, mainly because research on medications isn’t strong enough to make a comparison.

  • Behavioral Therapy for Obesity?>

    Behavioral Therapy for Obesity

    by Tammy Worth

    Intensive behavioral therapy—ideally 14 sessions or more over six months—is the most effective way for people who are obese to lose weight, according to recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Here's what the therapy entails.