WLS News – May 1, 2009

In the May 1, 2009 edition of WLS News, learn how obesity is affecting Britain's socialized medicine system and what an Irish airline is doing to address passengers whose laps overlap their seats. Also,...

WLS News – April 24, 2009

Tune into the April 24, 2009, edition of WLS News to learn about the government's plan to tax certain sweet treats, find out what kind of fat actually burns calories, and get the scoop on a shady Canadian doc accused of sexual abuse with several weight loss surgery patients. We'll also tell you about the connection between teen pregnancy and future obesity, and get a sneak peek behind the scenes with the world's first bariatric chef, Dave Fouts. It's all in this week's action-packed episode of WLS News!

WLS News – April 17, 2009

Tune into the April 17, 2009, edition of WLS News to find out how being overweight can affect both your teeth and your legs, and how the state of Ohio is planning to prevent obesity. We'll also tell you about a weight problem among the UK's 1.2 million healthcare workers, and explain why it might be harder for nursing mothers to lose that baby weight after childbirth. It's all in this week's action-packed episode of WLS News!

WLS News – April 10, 2009

Tune into the April 10, 2009, edition of WLS News to find out about a new obesity drug that could get FDA approval, learn why high fructose corn syrup may be the cause of our nation's continued weight gain, and discover what Canadian authorities are doing to curb childhood obesity up north. Plus, we'll explain why a couple pounds' difference in infants could lead to future obesity, and how genetic differences may protect some ethnic groups from fatty liver disease. It's all in this week's action-packed episode of WLS News!

WLS News – April 3, 2009

Tune into the April 3, 2009, edition of WLS News to learn how a treatment for Parkinson's disease could help cure obesity, and why there is concern about the BMI of EMS recruits. Plus, we'll tell you about a gene that's turning carbs into fat, and find out how prenatal exposure to DDT may explain the growing obesity rate among women. WLS Journeys host Yvonne McCarthy will also pop in to share the news about a new social networking site specifically for bariatric patients. It's all in this week's action-packed episode of WLS News!

WLS News – March 27, 2009

Tune into the March 27, 2009, edition of WLS News to discover the impact that excess belly fat has on fertility, and the harm that obesity can cause children as young as three. Plus, we'll find out whether new scientific research could lead to the development of a "magic bullet" to treat obesity, explore an innovative gene therapy that helps curb hunger, and highlight the connection between excess weight and dementia. And, of course, WLS Journeys host Yvonne McCarthy will deliver the skinny on a great website that offers helpful tips for managing your eating habits and practicing self-care. It's all on this week's WLS News!

WLS News – March 20, 2009

Tune into the March 20, 2009, edition of WLS News to find out why obesity is as bad for teens as smoking, and learn about a new seven-step program designed to help overweight children and adolescents get back on track toward a healthy lifestyle. Plus, we'll examine the impact that excess weight can have on your joints and lungs, and explore the connection between obesity and erectile dysfunction. All this plus WLS Journeys host Yvonne McCarthy with the scoop on a special contest for weight loss surgery video bloggers -- all on this week's WLS News!

WLS News – March 13, 2009

Tune into the March 13, 2009, edition of WLS News to find out whether those fad diets you see on TV really work, and learn why women store fat differently than men. We'll also examine the Junior League's nationwide effort to fight childhood obesity, explore a new clinical trial in Canada for gastric bypass revision surgery, and take a ride on a bicycle built especially for overweight pedal-pushers. All this plus WLS Journeys host Yvonne McCarthy with the low-down on an outstanding new website for weight loss surgery support -- all on this week's WLS News!