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I'm With Mitt: A Quick Aside for Christie

Steven Brykman | Posted 07.10.2013 | Comedy
Steven Brykman

I'm not one to let the Republicans get away with much, as anyone knows who's read any part of this blog, but there's only one word to describe NPR's coverage of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's recent lap-band surgery -- unfair.

Gastric Band: Adjusting to a New Normal

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 07.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

Many patients experience a "honeymoon period" following their surgery, during which it seems pretty easy. However, unless there is a fundamental change in the relationship with food, bariatric surgery can feel like a permanent diet that continues to consume their life.

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...

Healthy Lifestyle Primer For Dummies

Penny Love | Posted 06.09.2012 | Women
Penny Love

Should you get the flu vaccine? Maybe you've been called a Cougar and are pondering Botox (Kathie Lee's looks pretty good). How about the life-lengthening benefits of drinking wine?

Guiding Light's Caitlin VanZandt Drops 90 Lbs

people.com | Michelle Tan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

A year after getting lap-band surgery, Guiding Light star Caitlin VanZandt is 90 lbs. lighter and a whole lot more confident. "I feel much sexier a...