Tag: obesity

Watch Now: Robotic Weight Loss Procedure on...

The Baptist Health South Florida News Team follows Dr. Anthony Gonzalez through a robotic sleeve gastrectomy, which will be featured...

October 30, 2015

News Roundup: Florida’s Obesity Rate Is 8th...

Florida has the eighth-lowest adult obesity rate in the nation at 26.2 percent. However, the state's adult obesity rate has...

September 25, 2015

FDA to Require More Details on ‘Added...

There is an ongoing war against sugar in the American diet. The goal: To help combat an obesity epidemic that...

July 28, 2015

Watch Now: The Dangers of Obesity &...

Excess belly fat has been linked to several chronic conditions and illnesses, says Anthony Gonzalez, M.D., a Baptist Health Medical Group surgeon...

April 16, 2015

Pets, Hearts and Health?

Your family pet can be good for your heart and health. That’s the word from the U.S. Centers for Disease...

February 4, 2015

Gallup: U.S. Obesity Rate Surges to 28%

Obesity remains a serious issue in the U.S., where the percentage of obese adults continues to climb, according to a...

January 28, 2015

Excess Weight, Shorter Life?

Can obesity shorten your life expectancy? It seems so, according to researchers from McGill University, who have completed a study...

December 10, 2014

Watch Now: "The Obesity Epidemic in America:...

Robert Lustig, M.D., a neuroendocrinologist and professor of pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco, kicked off Baptist Health...

November 25, 2014

Childhood Obesity: 5 Tips for a Healthier...

Is junk food adding pounds, but subtracting healthy years from your child’s life? If that’s a concern, you’re not alone....

February 26, 2014

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Going Against the Flow: Innovative TCAR...

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Critical limb ischemia, or CLI, is a potentially life-threatening condition that can lead to amputation. It is a severe form of peripheral artery disease, a...

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