Items Tagged ‘Dr. James Madura’

November 30, 2017

Dying to lose weight: Lucrative ties between border surgeries and U.S. middlemen

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich) by Ken Altucker Arizona bariatric surgeons say it’s not uncommon for them to treat patients following botched surgeries in Mexico. Patients might think they are getting operations at bargain rates, only to experience harmful complications. “Unfortunately, we do see this, not only Lap-Band patients but sleeve gastrectomy as well,” said Dr. James Madura, a […]

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Tags: Arizona Central, Arizona Republic, bariatric surgery, Dr. James Madura

November 22, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for November 22, 2017

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

      Washington Post, A standing desk isn’t going to help you lose a lot of weight by Rachel Rettner — The findings mean that, for a person who weighs about 140 pounds, substituting sitting with standing for six hours a day would burn an extra 54 calories per day, the researchers said. This […]

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