Tag Archives: Mark

U.S. Flu Cases Hit 7 Million Mark: CDC

FRIDAY, Jan. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The flu season is picking up steam, with about 7 million Americans having been struck by a strain of the flu virus, health officials said Friday. Almost half of those folks went to a doctor, while between 69,000 and 84,000 people have been hospitalized for flu-related illness, the… Read More »

Dear Mark: Metformin Side Effects, Kraft Heinz Deal Questions

[unable to retrieve full-text content] For today’s edition of Dear Mark, I’m answering a few questions from readers. First, the diabetes drug metformin looks like a “wonder” drug, even (or especially) for non-diabetics. Are there any known side effects? Is there anything we should watch out for? Second, I address some of the concerns and… Read More »

Mark Verstegen, the Smartest Man in Fitness, Wants to Solve the Obesity Crisis

At no other gym would you find Navy SEALs, NFL players, Olympic runners, members of a national soccer team, and UFC fighters rubbing shoulders. They’re all drawn to Exos, a high-tech performance center, headquartered in Phoenix, that is the world leader when it comes to “optimizing the human operating system,” as its founder, Mark Verstegen,… Read More »