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Corey Harrison Of Pawn Stars Loses 192 Pounds

It looks like “Big Hoss” isn’t so big anymore! Corey Harrison of the History Channel’s Pawn Stars recently revealed his dramatic weight loss- 192 pounds to be exact. At his highest weight, Corey weighed approximately 400 pounds. The doctors realized …

Rosie O’Donnell: ‘I Feel Less Shame’

After losing a whopping 50 pounds, Rosie O’Donnell is looking and feeling better than she has in years. During a recent interview with Access Hollywood, Rosie opened up about what it took to reach her weight loss milestone, and how …

Weight Loss Surgery: Why Do So Few Qualify? Weight Loss Surgery: Why Do So Few Qualify?

One of the hardest challenges for individuals struggling with obesity is to lose weight. For these persons exercise often doesn’t help and neither does dieting. “Yo-yo dieting”, where weight is temporarily lost and then regained, can make weight problems worse. …

Two Million in UK Could Use Weight Loss Surgery Two Million in UK Could Use Weight Loss Surgery
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It’s well-known that millions of Americans are overweight or obese. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has even classified obesity as an epidemic within the country and the American Medical Association now considers obesity a disease. Now …

Weight Loss Surgery Now Possible for Alexis Shapiro,Thanks to Crowdfunding Weight Loss Surgery Now Possible for Alexis Shapiro,Thanks to Crowdfunding
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At the age of 10, Alexis Shapiro developed  a craniopharyngioma. A craniopharyngioma is a rare benign brain tumor that affects about 1 in every million child a year. Luckily Alexis was able to undergo surgery to remove the tumor. However, she …

Weight Loss Surgery May Make You Younger Weight Loss Surgery May Make You Younger
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It would be a beauty and youth-seeker’s dream come true: Weight loss surgery not only getting rid of excess pounds, but perhaps making you younger in the process. This was the preliminary result of research released by Stanford University. The …

Morbidly Obese 2 Year Old Has Weight-Loss Surgery Morbidly Obese 2 Year Old Has Weight-Loss Surgery
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In 2010, a Saudi Arabian boy became the youngest person in the world to have weight-loss surgery. At that time, the boy weighed 72.7 pounds and had a BMI (Body Mass Index) of 44.1. That would be the equivalent of …

Diabetes: Weight-Loss Surgery May Not Reverse Disease Diabetes: Weight-Loss Surgery May Not Reverse Disease
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Diabetes can be shed like so many unwanted pounds thanks to the advent of weight-loss surgery. However, according to a recent study, these procedures may not a permanent solution to their problem. In about one-fifth of the individuals who elected …