Doctor's Advice May Help Prompt Weight Loss

April 3, 2015 4:00 PM

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FRIDAY, April 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Overweight people may lose more weight if their doctor tells them to, a new study finds.

University of Georgia researchers examined data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and found that a doctor's recommendation was associated with a 10-pound weight loss among women and a 12-pound weight loss among men.

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