Category: Weight Loss

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September 5, 2023

Q&A: The Link Between Body Weight and Cancer

Carrying extra body fat increases your cancer risk, but you can take steps to reduce it.

Cancer, Weight Loss

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June 28, 2021

5 Tips to Prepare for Life After Weight-Loss Surgery

Start making changes ahead of your surgery to help ensure success.

Weight Loss

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January 7, 2019

What Type of Weight-Loss Surgery Is Right for You?

Sleeve, bypass or switch? Bariatric surgery options demystified.

Weight Loss

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October 13, 2014

Would you eat that doughnut if you knew you had to walk two miles t...

A new study at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will examine whether adding the amount of walking it takes to burn off the calories in food items will lead consumers to make healthier choices.

Awards, Health, Research, Studies, Weight Loss, Wellness

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August 13, 2014

Many older emergency department patients are malnourished

More than half of emergency department patients age 65 and older who were seen at UNC Hospitals during an 8-week period were either malnourished or at risk for malnutrition.

Health, Research, Weight Loss, Wellness

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February 2, 2012

New Bariatric Procedure Has Promise

Post by Lindsey Sharp, M.D. of Rex Bariatric Specialists. Dr. Sharp was recently selected as the new Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery services at Rex Healthcare and he is excited to further expand the Excellence in Bariatric care at Rex Hospital. I recently attended a course at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio about an investigational new…

Weight Loss

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