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There are several potential complications associated with this procedure that should be discussed with a doctor prior to surgery.


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Drug Gives 'New Hope' Against Heart Failure, Expert Says

Experimental medication beat standard treatment at reducing hospitalizations, cardiovascular deaths

Health Tip of the Day

Taking Vitamins

Our bodies are designed to absorb nutrients from food, so mealtime is the best time to take multivitamins, according to nutrition experts at Tufts University. You'll also be more likely to remember to take them if you do so with the same meal each day.

Healthy Living

Blood Pressure
High blood pressure is called the "silent killer" because it has no symptoms. If high blood pressure remains unchecked, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, and more. You can stop this silent killer — if you catch it in time.

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Bariatric Surgery
If you’re more than 100 pounds overweight, bariatric surgery may be the solution for you. Use this center to learn about the different types of procedures and the risks and benefits of each.

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