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Man Loses 180 Lbs. in Order to Join the Army: 'I Wanted to Be Like My Dad'

Man Loses 180 Lbs. in Order to Join the Army: 'I Wanted to Be Like My Dad'

Originally posted 05/25/2015 04:55PM

A Roseberg, Oregon, man wanted so badly to follow his father's bootsteps into the U.S. Army that he lost 180 lbs. to qualify, and soon will travel across the country to attend basic training in Georgia.

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You Have Never Seen Before-and-After Weight Loss Photos Like These

Woman Documents 150-Lb. Weight Loss in Creative Pop Culture Photo Series

Originally posted 05/11/2015 02:55PM

Before and after weight-loss photos are nothing new – but photographer Blake Morrow and his subject Beth Beard have changed the game with their photo series "The Beth Project."

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Ashley Graham Shows Us What Her Beach Body Looks Like

See Plus-Size Model Ashley Graham Show Off Her Curves in Response to 'Beach Body' Ad

Originally posted 04/30/2015 02:00PM

For all of the critics of the beach body poster that has swept the web, there's a new – more voluptuous – version out there.

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Jean Nidetch, Founder of Weight Watchers, Dies at 91

Jean Nidetch, Founder of Weight Watchers, Dies at 91

Originally posted 04/29/2015 02:05PM

Jean Nidetch – the founder of Weight Watchers – has died. She was 91.

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Hands Off the Remote! Kids Who Watch an Hour of TV Daily Are More Likely to Be Obese

Uh Oh! As Little As 1 Hour of TV Daily Can Contribute to Childhood Obesity

Originally posted 04/28/2015 02:30PM

Hey moms and dads, it's time to turn the TV off.

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Five Months Later, Teen Forced to Undergo Chemo Goes Home

Teen Forced to Undergo Chemo Is Released from the Hospital

Originally posted 04/27/2015 06:40PM

After spending nearly five months in the hospital, Cassandra C. is finally going home.

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Filed Under: Cancer, Health, BodyWatch
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Denise Bidot on Motherhood, Plus-Size Modeling and Her Big Break

Denise Bidot Talks Plus-Size Modeling: 'When the Clothes Change, the Women Change'

Originally posted 04/27/2015 02:30PM

Denise Bidot has been a successful plus-size model for the past eight years, but her career – which has included major ad campaigns and shows in New York Fashion Week – actually began by chance.

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Filed Under: Babies, Beauty, BodyWatch
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Supermodel Helena Christensen Poses Topless for French Magazine, Says She Has 'Never Followed Any Diet'

Supermodel Helena Christensen Poses Topless for French Magazine, Says She Has 'Never Followed Any Diet'

Originally posted 04/23/2015 04:35PM

It's nearly impossible to believe that Helena Christensen is nearing the big 5-0.

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Mother of 6 Creates Instagram Account to Celebrate Postpartum Bodies

Mother of 6 Creates Instagram Account to Celebrate Postpartum Bodies

Originally posted 04/21/2015 04:55PM

Wife, mother and body confidence advocate January Harshe wants women to "take back postpartum" and reclaim it from anyone who says a post-birth body should look a certain way.

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Transgender Man Leads Men's Health's Competition for Cover Model

Transgender Man Leads Men's Health's Competition for Cover Model

Originally posted 04/15/2015 09:40AM

When transgender vlogger and activist Aydian Dowling entered Men's Health's Ultimate Guy Search for a shot at being on the cover, he never imagined he'd receive such an outpouring of encouragement.

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