The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given the go-ahead to the ReShape Integrated Dual Balloon System as a short-term weight-loss treatment option for obesity. The six-month long treatment works by tricking patients into feeling full faster. Learn more
Success consists of going from failure to failure with loss of enthusiasm.
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A man named William Kemmler, convicted of killing his wife with an axe, is led into a room in New York’s Auburn Prison, strapped into a chair and has electrodes attached to his head. He will become the first person executed in an electric chair, although it takes two tries. The inventor of the device had actually sought and received advice from Thomas Edison. Get the full story.