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WATCH: I Lost 165 Pounds, My Husband And My Identity As A Fat Person

HuffPost Live | Posted 03.25.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

While we often tout the benefits of losing weight, sometimes dropping hundreds of pounds can impact a person's life in surprising ways. When business ...

Governor Christie's Lap Band May Be a Band-Aid

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 08.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

The lap band is really only a band-aid unless the person has come to grips with the fact that to change one's weight, one has to change one's lifestyle. You have to change your habits.

Lap Band Surgery, Explained

Posted 07.20.2012 | Healthy Living

Jets head coach Rex Ryan announced yesterday that, thanks to lap band surgery, he's now tipping the scales at 242 -- 106 pounds lighter than when he u...

Is Carnie Wilson the New Poster Child for Why Invasive Weight Loss Surgeries Might Not Be the Answer?

Gregg McBride | Posted 06.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

I wish Ms. Wilson success and health on her journey toward permanent weight loss. But I also wish strong consideration of ways to lose weight other than gastric bypass or lap band surgeries (either separately or 12 years apart) to those facing the battle of the bulge.

Court Rules That Pizza Shop Must Pay For 340-Pound Employee's Weight Loss Surgery

AP | CHARLES WILSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

INDIANAPOLIS — An Indiana court has ruled that a pizza shop must pay for a 340-pound employee's weight-loss surgery to ensure the success of ano...