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Pregnancy After Weight-Loss Surgery

Learn about the risks and benefits of getting pregnant after bariatric surgery, including precautions you may need to take.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

A Soda a Day Increases Belly Fat

If you drink soda or sugary drinks every day, you may be packing on heart-unhealthy belly fat, according to this study.

By Devon Schuyler

The Weight-Cancer Connection

Some researchers estimate that obesity is responsible for 20 percent of all cancers , and that losing even a few pounds could lower your cancer risk.

By HealthAfter50

Why Belly Fat Is Dangerous

What does having excess belly fat mean if the rest of your body is at a normal weight? A lot, apparently.

By HealthAfter50