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DALLAS (AP) — In the months after Doug Robinson started driving a truck, he noticed his clothes were increasingly more snug-fitting. He was already overweight but soon realized that spending up to 11 hours behind the wheel, frequently eating fast...
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A British TV crew visited an Indiana city this week to film segments about obesity for a program called "Supersize vs. Superskinny." Producers from the show, which focuses on dieting and extreme eating lifestyles, visited...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The case of an 8-year-old third-grader weighing more than 200 pounds has renewed a debate on whether parents should lose custody if a child is severely obese. Roughly 2 million U.S. children are extremely obese — weighing...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The case of an 8-year-old boy taken from his family because he weighs more than 200 pounds (90 kilograms) has renewed a U.S. debate on whether parents should lose custody if a child is severely obese. The boy was removed from his...
DENVER (AP) — A convicted murderer is suing the state of Colorado for saving his life after his heart stopped beating. Daniel Self says he suffers from sleep apnea and he ordered prison guards not to resuscitate him if he stopped breathing. The 54-...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND - The scenario is more common than you think: You’ve been motoring down the road for far too long and everything - the barns, cows, McDonald’s signs - is beginning to look the same. It’s dark outside, and your eyes begin...
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ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new study has confirmed that removing the tonsils and adenoids of children with obstructive sleep apnea can reduce sleepiness and improve the quality of life, but putting off the surgery might not hurt either. The study is...
WDBJ-TV Anchor/ReporterWhen you think of snoring and sleep apnea you probably don't think of children, but studies show ten percent of kids snore and four percent suffer from sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is more than occasional snoring. It happens when the airway is blocked....
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One of the brothers behind the 1-800-GET-THIN ad campaign for weight-loss surgery faces the possible revocation of his medical license in a misconduct case filed by state regulators. The Medical Board of California accused Michael Omidi of "repeated...
Sanford Aberdeen’s Dr. Stewart Rendon will present a free weight loss surgery seminar Tuesday and May 21. Both seminars start at 7 p.m. The first is at the Sanford Aberdeen Medical Center conference room. The May 21 seminar is at Bethlehem...
Tags: High Blood Pressure, Weight, Overweight, Diabetes
In up-all-night, work-work-work America, a prescription medication like modafinil was sure to make major inroads from the get-go. And, whether you call this novel stay-awake drug by its commercial names -- Provigil and Nuvigil -- or by its plain-Jane...
ReutersBy Sharon Begley and Ransdell Pierson May 7 (Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's choice of gastric banding has prompted questions about why he opted for a weight-loss procedure less favored by bariatric surgeons and patients. Lap-Band...
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