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Lap band surgery can be safe and effective option to manage obesity during adolescence

Lap band surgery can be safe and effective option to manage obesity during adolescence

New quality improvement program reduces hospital readmission rates for weight-loss surgery patients

New quality improvement program reduces hospital readmission rates for weight-loss surgery patients

Study shows link between RYGB surgery in obese patients and sustained long-term weight loss

Study shows link between RYGB surgery in obese patients and sustained long-term weight loss

Bariatric surgery becomes safer in accredited surgical centers, research shows

Bariatric surgery becomes safer in accredited surgical centers, research shows

Weight reduction surgery improves serum lipids in obese patients

Weight reduction surgery improves serum lipids in obese patients

Bariatric surgery improves pain, physical function in obese patients

Bariatric surgery improves pain, physical function in obese patients

UC San Diego Health offers safe weight loss option for patients

UC San Diego Health offers safe weight loss option for patients

New Cleveland Clinic study shows bariatric surgery is safe option for managing type 2 diabetes in overweight or mildly obese patients

New Cleveland Clinic study shows bariatric surgery is safe option for managing type 2 diabetes in overweight or mildly obese patients

Weight-loss surgery may be safe for managing type 2 diabetes in patients with mild obesity

Weight-loss surgery may be safe for managing type 2 diabetes in patients with mild obesity

New Rush Center for Obesity and Bariatric Surgery opens

New Rush Center for Obesity and Bariatric Surgery opens

Miriam Hospital awarded BDC designation for bariatric surgery

Miriam Hospital awarded BDC designation for bariatric surgery

Update: Bariatric surgery can improve obesity-related health problems in children, adolescents

Update: Bariatric surgery can improve obesity-related health problems in children, adolescents

Bariatric surgery can improve obesity-related health problems in children, adolescents

Bariatric surgery can improve obesity-related health problems in children, adolescents

Researchers warn that Vitamin A deficiency can cause eye problems

Researchers warn that Vitamin A deficiency can cause eye problems

Bariatric surgery may be risk factor for condition that causes severe headaches

Bariatric surgery may be risk factor for condition that causes severe headaches

Gastric bypass surgery provides better results than gastric banding

Gastric bypass surgery provides better results than gastric banding

Accreditation of bariatric surgery centers contributes to improved safety for patients

Accreditation of bariatric surgery centers contributes to improved safety for patients

Researchers examine role of blocking vagus nerve in weight loss

Researchers examine role of blocking vagus nerve in weight loss

Obese Americans report far greater overall satisfaction with weight loss surgery, medications

Obese Americans report far greater overall satisfaction with weight loss surgery, medications

New prescription weight-loss medication combines antidepressant with addiction medication

New prescription weight-loss medication combines antidepressant with addiction medication