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12-Year-Old Girl Recovering Quickly From Weight-Loss Surgery

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March 29, 2014
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A 12-year-old girl is recovering following weight-loss surgery last week. Alexis Shapiro started gaining weight after brain surgery in 2011. Video provided by Newsy


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Buzz60 (Feb. 7, 2014) — 'The Biggest Loser' winner, Rachel Frederickson, is being criticized by some over her major weight loss. She dropped an astonishing 60-percent of her body weight, going from 260 pounds at the start of the show, to 105 pounds. As John Basedow (@JohnBasedow) reports, Frederickson is facing both support and backlash on Twitter. Video provided by Buzz60
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For Obese Patients, Weight Loss Surgery May Beat Exercise

For Obese Patients, Weight Loss Surgery May Beat Exercise

Newsy (Oct. 23, 2013) — A review of recent studies showed weight loss surgery is more effective and has greater long-term health effects for obese patients.
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Gastric Bypass Hypnosis: Help or Hype?

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Prescription Health (May 1, 2013) — A couple says a hypnotherapist helped trick their brains into thinking they had weight-loss surgery! But does it really work? We have the bariatric debate
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Big Benefits, Little Access to Obesity Surgery

Big Benefits, Little Access to Obesity Surgery

AP (Feb. 14, 2014) — Even as the obesity epidemic in the U.S. persists, only one percent of eligible patients get weight-loss surgery. Many insurance companies don't cover the procedures, and those that do often have strict requirements to qualify. (Feb. 14) Video provided by AP
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