Wednesday, October 1, 2014 Tishri 7, 5775
Determining which bariatric procedure is right for you
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Gail Snyder, Perfect Fit Feature
Even though there is no such thing as a typical weight-loss surgery patient, the majority of people who have bariatric surgery are women in their childbearing years with obesity-related health problems.
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Elyse Glickman, JE Feature
The promise of a new year prompts us to clean the slate and make the next 365 days better than the last.
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Throughout the interior spaces of humans and other warm-blooded creatures is a special type of tissue known as brown fat, which may hold the secret to diets and weight-loss programs of the future. Unlike ordinary "white" fat, in which the body stores excess calories, brown fat can burn calories to heat up the body. It's one of the things that...
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By:
Rachel Vigoda |JE Feature
Wynnewood woman gets sparkling news as her kosher water bubbles to No. 1
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By:
Diane McManus, Jewish Exponent Feature
Your 17-year-old son is healthy enough. He could stand to exercise more -- video games take up more of his time than you'd like -- and he enjoys the usual teen-age treats -- burgers, fries, ice cream. Yet his weight is normal, and he has a Body Mass Index of 23, within the normal range, which is thought to be...
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