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!

WLS News – March 6, 2009

Check out the March 6, 2009, edition of WLS News as we look at a new initiative spearheaded by former President Clinton to fight childhood obesity. We’ll also detail a new effort to curb the growing rate of cancers worldwide caused by poor dietary choices and a sedentary lifestyle. And, we’ll examine the benefits and risks of outsourcing your weight loss surgery to India, and highlight a new website dedicated to weight loss surgery support for duodenal switch patients. Tune in now for the latest health headlines on WLS News!

WLS News – February 27, 2009

Check out the February 27, 2009, edition of WLS News as we present new research linking migraines to excess belly fat, and some surprising findings on how maternal obesity may lead to increased birth defects. We'll also update you on how the trend of childhood obesity is affecting kids' clothing manufacturers, explore the benefits and risks of outsourcing your weight loss surgery to India, and highlight another great user-submitted website for weight loss surgery support. Tune in now for the latest health headlines on WLS News!

WLS News – February 20, 2009

Check out the February 20, 2009, edition of WLS News as we detail the latest Medicare rules for weight loss surgery and tell you about research that may lead to a genetic treatment for obesity. Plus, we'll leak you the latest on obesity and occasional urinary incontinence, investigate new obesity-related cancer research,and highlight a great Website for weight loss surgery support. Nobody brings you the headlines like WLS News!

WLS News – February 13, 2009

Tune into the February 13, 2009, edition of WLS News to find out whether chili peppers hold the key to weight loss, learn how growth hormones might benefit post-op WLS patients, and discover whether our current recession is causing people to pack on the pounds. Plus, we'll show you a new online program exclusively for Lap-Band patients, and highlight a great Website for weight loss surgery support. We've got the scoop on all these stories and more this week on WLS News!

WLS News – February 06, 2009

Tune into the February 6, 2009, edition of WLS News to find out how losing weight can help improve your memory, learn why the federal government is spending millions to fight obesity in U.S. immigrants, and discover why some people may simply be hard-wired to overeat. Plus, take a sneak peek behind the scenes at a special fashion event for post-op WLS patients. We've got the scoop on all these stories and more this week on WLS News!

WLS News – January 30, 2009

Tune into the January 30, 2009, edition of WLS News to find out how DNA in children indicates whether they will become obese as adults, learn about a new military fat camp for overweight Army recruits, and find out why one man was told he was too fat to be a dad. Plus, tune in for a special report from the Texas Weight Loss Surgery Summit on future trends in bariatric surgery and patient activism. We've got the scoop on all these stories and more this week on WLS News!