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The enormous economic costs of America’s obesity epidemic

In an operating room at Baptist Memphis Hospital, surgeon George Woodman stood over a sedated patient, preparing to insert a 5-inch needle into her huge abdomen, draped with yards of blue surgical cloth. The 30-year-old patient weighed 330 pounds, with a body mass index of 46 — so heavy she’s considered “morbidly” obese. Woodman made […]

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Teaching Obesity, Selling Sickness/ The American Conservative

As the country goes through another excruciating health-care fight in Washington, I find myself watching more CNN than I should, and I can‘t help but notice the commercials. Half of them (I exaggerate only slightly) are for weight-loss schemes, in which the pre-packaged, highly processed meals sent to your door somehow shrink your waistline. The […]

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Rare genetic forms of obesity are more numerous than previously thought

(CNN)While scientists have been aware of about two dozen genetic conditions that can cause obesity, a  new study published Monday in the journal Obesity Reviewsfinds there are many more. The Canadian researchers have identified and cataloged 79 rare genetic syndromes where obesity is a key symptom. A body mass index of 30 or higher is […]

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Memorial Weight Loss Surgery of New Mexico

Experience Counts! Recipient of the "Best Hospital" Reader's Choice Award 2003 - 2013 and 2015

Located in the Mesilla Valley of southern New Mexico – between the stunning Organ Mountains and the rambling Rio Grande – Memorial Weight Loss Center serves the 300,000 residents of Las Cruces New Mexico, Doña Ana County and El Paso Texas by performing bariatric procedures including Gastric Bypass surgery, Gastric Sleeve surgery and LAP-Band surgery. We offer the latest minimally invasive laparoscopic weight loss procedures available in the nation today. Our comprehensive weight loss surgery procedures include comprehensive pre-operative and post-operative care for our patients. Our weight loss surgery clinic in Las Cruces New Mexico provides the latest in diagnostic, therapeutic and rehabilitative services , all for the inpatient and outpatient.

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