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You’re Not Who You Think You Are

By: David Fein, MD Medical Director You’re not who you think you are.  In fact, at least 90% of you isn’t you. Yes, by weight, you are mostly human.  But if we count the number of cells in your body, … Continue reading

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Losing The Danger of Being Fat Without Dieting

Obesity is a growing problem in the USA with more than 60% of the population now classified as overweight and more than 30% are obese.  We tend to think of overweight people as destined to be at high risk for … Continue reading

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Study Showing Weight Loss Surgery Doesn’t Extend Life May Be Flawed

A study to be published in this week’s issue of JAMA reports that men undergoing gastric bypass surgery for severe obesity had no improvement in survival over 7 years of follow up.   The study is already making headlines on major … Continue reading

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