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(BPT) - According to the American Medical Association, approximately one in three Americans are obese, leaving at least one third of the country at risk for many health problems including type 2 diabetes, high-blood pressure, high cholesterol and sleep apnea.1
For individuals looking to lose weight, but hesitant to try the numerous dieting methods available, the Southern Arizona Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery may be the answer.
Many of us have been on some type of diet in our lives. Some of us have spent our entire lives trying the latest fad diet, each time ending up right back where we started. And 90 percent of diets fail in the long run.
To make a sick child smile — if only for a few moments — well, that feeling is intoxicating, says Jay Knapp.
The American Red Cross-Arizona Blood Services Region will be in Oro Valley for a platelet drive on Thursday, Jan. 20. The drive will take place 6:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m. at the Town of Oro Valley Council Chambers, 11000 N. La Cañada Drive.
Lose half your body weight? It's now achievable, thanks to a new, highly successful surgical weight loss procedure called vertical sleeve gastrectomy.
courtesy photos, Cristin Grant weighed 286 pounds, left. Today, above, she's 130 pounds lighter.
courtesy photos, Mark Inskeep, holding the same shorts above that he was wearing at left, has lost 272 of his original 474 pounds since weight loss surgery.