Tag: weight-loss surgery

Roundup: Heart-Failure Deaths Rising; ‘Severe Obesity’ in...

Deaths from Heart Failure Rising, Especially in Those 65 and Older, Study Says As the portion of the population age...

November 1, 2019

Roundup: Soda Habit and Health Risks; Cancer...

Just Two Soft Drinks a Day Could Increase Risk of Early Death, New Research Finds Researchers have found that drinking...

September 6, 2019

Can Diabetics Benefit from Planned Intermittent Fasting?

With a still-strong obesity epidemic, cases of type 2 diabetes are increasingly being diagnosed in children, teens, and young adults...

October 25, 2018

Prescription Diet Meds: What You Should Know

Doctors warn that if you are looking for a long-term weight loss solution, you won’t find it on drug store...

October 3, 2016

News Roundup: Obesity Rates Still Rising; Holiday...

Obesity rates are still on the rise despite widespread campaigns to raise awareness of the higher risk for heart disease...

November 13, 2015

Study Shows Surgery Promising for Resolving Diabetes

  Are you overweight? Do you have Type 2 Diabetes? If so, weight-loss surgery can be a major factor in...

April 2, 2014

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