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Before Courtney Pound’s bariatric sleeve surgery, her primary care physician was very concerned about her health, due to a number of medical conditions. Bariatric surgery helped get her health back on track.
Rebecca Rym found that struggles with mental illness don’t automatically cancel out weight loss surgery at UH Parma Medical Center’s Bariatric Surgery & Nutrition Center.
Could tracking your weight every week be as effective as a mammogram or colonoscopy in early detection of cancer? Research under way at UH Seidman Cancer Center may soon provide answers.
Two recent studies show there appears to be benefits to weight-loss surgery that underscore the long-term value of dropping excess pounds.
So many of us want to change our habits to get healthier. Will we achieve our goals? Some people will, some won't. Here's how you can tell which group you'll fall into.
Diets like the keto diet or intermittent fasting aim to put your body in a state of ketosis – when your body’s preferred fuel source changes from carbohydrates to fat. Ketosis, the thinking goes, melts away the body fat. Find out if they work.
Want to lose weight and thinking about the ketogenic diet? There may be better ways to lose weight and keep it off. Learn why the keto diet might not be the best choice for weight loss.
Chest pain, shortness of breath, uncontrolled bleeding and sudden severe pain are symptoms that send most people to the nearest ER. But some serious illnesses have symptoms that are more likely to be ignored.