Weight Loss Surgery News – June 12, 2009

In the June 12, 2009 edition of WLS News, we’ll explain why more children are suffering from sleep disordered breathing, and how two European nations are fighting the rising trend of childhood obesity. We'll also report on a study showing that black children and those in low-income homes in the UK have higher rates of obesity, and tell you whether parents' food restrictions help their kids stay slim, or have the opposite effect. Plus, find out Nia Vardalos' weight loss secret, and why her two new film releases aren't the only cause for celebration this summer.

WLS News – June 5, 2009

In the June 5, 2009 edition of WLS News, we’ll give you the details on a new attempt by Congress to attack the nation’s growing childhood obesity plague, and explain why the obese may face a higher risk of swine flu. We’ll also sample some new data indicating that an ingredient in curry – the delicious South Asian spice – may have fat-fighting properties, as well. And we’ll tell you about one woman’s journey from hippo-size to hypno-sized.