HomeProgramsWLS NewsWLS News – May 1, 2009 gwhqadmin May 1, 2009 WLS News 4 Comments 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, discover why some scientists theorize that a Happy Meal really can make your child happy, why some cells store fat while others don’t, and why women may experience stronger food cravings than men. Plus, our Internet diva Yvonne McCarthy will pop in with another great find for weight loss surgery patients from the World Wide Web. Click on the video screen to watch now! Get the Flash Player to see the wordTube Media Player. Organizations mentioned in this episode: Brookhaven National Laboratory Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering (Purdue University) United Airlines RyanAir RYDobesity (weight loss surgery support) BariatricGirl (Yvonne McCarthy’s WLS support site) National Health Service (U.K.) National Health Interview Survey National Taiwan University University of Arkansas Journal of Happiness Studies Bariatric Advantage 4 Responses mm May 1, 2009 Totally unrelated – but Leslie – love your suit. Yvonne McCarthy May 1, 2009 Special thanks to the WLS Channel for letting me talk about RYD Obesity and the event. Leslie (AWESOME ALWAYS) and I like the suit too! DC May 1, 2009 Thanks, Yvonne for being such a positive person in the WLS world. See you in Galveston! Yvonne McCarthy May 3, 2009 YEA!!!!!!!!!!! Doc V, you’ll be in Galveston????? How much fun will that be???? WOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!