Should Your Benefits Plan Cover Weight-Loss Drugs Like Ozempic?

Getty Images While many employer plans cover the weight-loss drug Ozempic as a diabetes treatment, only 22 percent of U.S. employers cover any kind of prescription drugs for weight loss, according to a survey from the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, a nonprofit membership organization that provides information for those working in the employee […]

Beyond Ozempic: New Obesity Drugs Could Be Cheaper and Even More Effective

Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of a sample of fat tissue, showing fat cells (adipocytes, red yellow) surrounded by fine strands of supportive connective tissue. The lipid-storage cells called adipocytes enlarge during the development of obesity. Credit: Steve Gschmeissner/Scence Photo Library/Getty Images Two new drugs for treating obesity are on course to become available in the next […]

What Makes The STAVROS Weight Loss Method So Effective

The Stavros Method follows the example of healthy regions and how they are able to maintain their excellent health effortlessly. The first healthy behavior has to do with activities like exercising. However, there is more to exercising than just going to the gym. There are so many thing you can do right at your home […]

What You Need To Know About Ozempic, The Diabetes Drug Fueling Hollywood’s Harmful Weight-Loss Obsession

Photographed by Jeff Harris, Vogue, October 2005 Oh, oh, oh, Ozempic,” croon the voices in an oft-aired commercial for the Type 2 diabetes drug, Ozempic by Novo Nordisk. The jingle is sung to the tune of “Magic” by the 1970s band Pilot—which is fitting: With its reported ability to cause rapid weight loss as a […]

Diet Culture: Will We Ever Stop Obsessing About Our Weight?

Blame evolution on our obsession with our weight.Credit:United Press International Photo It’s a secret shame that countless women feel, but only rarely admit to. “Am I betraying my feminist self by believing I don’t look good in clothes until I lose weight?” a girlfriend texted me a few weeks ago, after agonizing about the fact […]