Jan 152015
 
Weight-loss device OK'd
Bend Bulletin
The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved EnteroMedics' Maestro System — the first obesity-fighting device to be approved for U.S. sales in more than seven years. The rechargeable device is considered a “reversible” weight-loss therapy, …

Jan 152015
 
Expert: how to spot a weight loss scam
MyFox Atlanta
When it comes to dieting most of us would love a quick fix, but if that weight loss plan sounds too good to be true… it probably is! You're ready. You want it. You're going to finally conquer your weight! So how can you avoid getting tripped up by a

Jan 152015
 

Medical Daily
Weight Loss Is A Whole-Body Thing, And Spot-Reducing Fat Doesn't Work
Medical Daily
Many of us are caught up each day wondering whether we can lose an extra few pounds from our stomachs, thighs, butts, breasts; the list can go on. In a moment of inspiration, some might think, I'm going to target this specific part of my body

Jan 152015
 
As obesity crisis spreads among adolescents, hospital ramps up weight-loss
NJ.com
So officials at the hospital established a program two years ago that began accepting obese teens and young adults for bariatric, or weight-loss surgery. The hospital's dedication to specializing just for children was recently recognized. The Surgical

Jan 152015
 
Experts recommend weight loss drugs, surgery as supplement to lifestyle
Medical Xpress
"Lifestyle changes should always be a central part of any weight loss strategy," said Caroline M. Apovian, MD, of Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, and chair of the task force that authored the guideline. "Medications do
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Jan 152015
 

ABC News
How Cold Weather Can Help You Lose Weight Without Exercising
ABC News
Turning down the thermostat may not only help you save on your heating bill, it also could be the secret to losing weight. Research published last year in the journal Cell Metabolism compared the calorie burn in subjects as they exercised in a 65

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Jan 152015
 
Woman with Down Syndrome wishes her insurance company would cover new
fox4kc.com
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Four drugs have been approved for weight loss in recent years including one that was approved just last month. But doctors say there's a huge barrier to patients getting those drugs. Many insurers won't cover them. Shannon …

Jan 152015
 
The Truth About Juice Cleanses: Hunger, Happiness, And Weight Loss
Medical Daily
Juicing is just the latest diet cleanse craze in a long history of healthy tricks and tips. First came the "smoking keeps you thin" diet from the 1930s and 40s, followed closely behind by the 1957 “pray your weight away” diet, which seems so impossible

Jan 152015
 

People Magazine
Genie Francis Reveals 30-Lb. Weight Loss
People Magazine
Genie Francis has felt the pressure to be thin since she was a teenager starring on General Hospital. "I started working when I was 14 years old," Francis tells PEOPLE. "The first thing they did after I had been there for three or four months is put
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Jan 152015
 

ABC News
FDA Approves New Weight-Loss Device
ABC News
A big announcement from the fda approving a brand-new weight loss device that works by tricking your brain into thinking your stomach is full. ABC's Reena ninan has the details. Reporter: For the first time in almost a decade the fda approving a new
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