WLS News – February 06, 2009

Tune into WLS News each week for the latest research related to the treatment of obesity, as well as other medical information and human interest stories that can help you stay on track toward weight loss success!

hard-wired to overeatIn the February 6, 2009, newscast, get the scoop on a $2.3 million federal grant to fight obesity among U.S. immigrants, discover how losing weight can improve your memory, find out why some people who struggle with obesity may simply be hard-wired to overeat,  and take a peek behind the scenes at a recent fashion event for post-op weight loss surgery patients. Plus, WLS Journeys host Yvonne McCarthy will shine the spotlight on one of her favorite websites for WLS information and support in our weekly feature, “WLS on the World Wide Web”.

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6 Responses

  1. Yvonne McCarthy

    I loved seeing someone doing the clothing exchange in Vegas. I’ve been involved with doing them locally and they help so much. Thanks for putting a spotlight on such a useful activity! Great job Leslie.

  2. Beth

    This is such a cool show. I just got an email and glad I didn’t delete it. I will definately check every week. I needed something like this. I am almost 5 mo post op bastric bypass and is totally having the clothing crisis. No money because of the economy and now my close are literally falling off me.

  3. Georgia

    I have been hitting the goodwills and thrift stores but i sure do wish there was a store to swap clothes just think of what we all could save.

  4. Ron Hekier

    Another great episode. In addition to great scientific news, I appreciate the good report on the clothing exchange. A clothing exchange is a great support system for people on their weight loss journey.