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 Journeys – Guest Ramon Lopez

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Previously featured on TLC's Big Medicine, Ramon Lopez weighed nearly 500 pounds prior to weight loss surgery. Although he lost more than 270 pounds little more than a year after his procedure, his struggle to find a sense of peace and happiness had just begun. In this episode of WLS Journeys, Ramon speaks candidly with host Yvonne McCarthy about his struggles with cross-addictions post-op, and his newfound sense of purpose in communicating a message of hope to others who suffer from obesity.

Yvonne McCarthy

Yvonne McCarthy, known by many as "Bariatric Girl", is a public speaker, co-founder of RYD Obesity, and an active member of the WLS community. She...

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!

WLS News – January 23, 2009

Tune into the January 23, 2009, edition of WLS News to find out how obesity can affect ovarian cancer rates in older women, how the speed at which children eat impacts their BMI in adulthood, how a group of flight attendants is fighting back against weight discrimination, and why some Texas taxpayers may be footing the bill for low-income residents wanting weight loss surgery. Plus, find out how robots are helping America overcome its obesity epidemic!

WLS News – January 16, 2009

Tune into the January 16, 2009, edition of WLS News to find out which vitamin can help you avoid neurological damage after surgery, discover good news about the effect of bariatric treatments on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, and get the skinny on the FDA's approval of a new all-natural sweetener with zero calories and zero carbs. Plus, find out where to meet the team from the Weight Loss Surgery Channel in person later this month!