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Gastric Bypass Surgery

More Evidence Gastric Bypass Surgery Helps People Lose Weight And Keep It Off

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 09.09.2016 | Healthy Living

By Madeline Kennedy (Reuters Health) - Many people worry about regaining weight after getting gastric bypass surgery, a weight-loss procedure for very...

This Photos Series Just Took 'Before And After' Weight Loss Pictures To The Next Level

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 05.08.2015 | Healthy Living

Two and a half years ago, Toronto resident Beth Beard decided to have gastric bypass surgery. She knew the process of losing weight and keeping it off...

21-year-old Eastern Ky. University Woman Loses 175 Pounds in 14 Months

Don McNay | Posted 04.25.2015 | College
Don McNay

Outside of our shared love for Eastern Kentucky University, Elizabeth and I came at the decision to do the gastric sleeve surgery from very different perspectives.

WATCH: An 'Oprah Show' Guest's Devastating News After Gastric Bypass Surgery

OWN | Posted 09.18.2015 | OWN

In 2005, a young woman named Jill appeared on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" with her brutally honest father, Kirk, to talk about what it was like being "th...

Brian Lost More Than 300 Pounds: 'It's Up To Us To Decide How Great We Are Going To Be'

Posted 09.03.2013 | Healthy Living

Got a success story of your own? Send it to us at and you could be featured on the site! Name: Brian Beck Age: ...

Body Image Researcher David Sarwer Debunks Hollywood Myths

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 01.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

Clearly, celebrity interviews provide no shortage of encouraging words. But if you're in the market for reliable information, there are surely better sources -- so I chose a scientist over a celebrity to debunk some of the body-image myths that Hollywood helps perpetuate.

Why Are We Getting Fatter?

Judy Farah | Posted 06.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Judy Farah

I live in California: land of a great climate and sunshine. In Sacramento, we have a beautiful 30-mile bike trail along the river where you can cycle, hike, jog or walk. Why was everyone getting fat?

Why the New Surgical Cure for Diabetes Will Fail!

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 05.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Recommending gastric bypass as a national solution for our diabetes epidemic is bad medicine and bad economics.

Ann Brenoff

How My Life Changed After Losing 163 Pounds (PHOTOS) | Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.23.2012 | Fifty

Steven Levy spent most of his first 44 years obese. As a young boy, he was embarrassed about the breasts he sprouted and would make up excuses to avoi...

Man Packs On Pounds To Qualify For Weight-Loss Surgery

The Telegraph | Nick Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A 20-stone man has pledged to keep eating with the aim of putting on more weight after the NHS informed him he was not fat enough to qualify for weigh...