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If you're planning to get weight loss surgery, here’s what you should know about contraception during your recovery and beyond.
Sometimes no matter what you do, the weight doesn’t come off. The good news? If you’re dealing with obesity, you have more treatment options than you realize.
You'll have your very own weight-loss cheering squad with these medical pros who use their niche expertise to help you achieve your goal.
Ready to start a family? Read this report to learn about the various fertility treatment options for obese moms-to-be, plus how they might affect you physically and emotionally.
Still need a good reason to unglue yourself from your work seat? Try this: A new study found that we burn more calories standing than sitting. Read on to learn why.
What if a test could predict how well bariatric surgery would help you lose weight? Learn about these four obesity subtypes and what they can tell you.
Does your dieting feel like a merry-go-round that you can’t get off? Find out how your gut microbiome might be causing your yo-yo weight phenomenon.
Researchers have found that people who let their weight cycle up and down may have higher mortality risks. Find out how to sustain long term weight loss.
As of 2016, 40 percent of adults (that’s nearing half the world population) and almost 20 percent of kids worldwide are overweight or clinically obese.