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What to Expect from Bariatric Surgery

What to Expect from Bariatric Surgery

Sometimes diet and exercise alone are not enough to help you lose weight; bariatric surgery can help. The purpose of bariatric surgery is to use surgical techniques to limit your food intake. Candidates who will be considered for this type …

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Understanding Food Labels: What to Look For

Understanding Food Labels: What to Look For

Savvy mall shoppers always check the label to make sure they are getting the right size and the best materials for their clothing. Shouldn’t the food you eat get the same treatment? Checking food labels is extremely important to maintaining …

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Which Weight Loss Surgery Is Right for You?

Which Weight Loss Surgery Is Right for You?

Weight loss surgery is reserved for those who have met with their doctors and have been diagnosed as extremely overweight and at risk for serious health problems related to their weight. Generally, male candidates for weight loss surgery are at …

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Back to School Health

Back to School Health

As the summer winds down, parents everywhere begin the annual tradition of checking off back-to-school shopping lists and preparing their kids for a new academic year. An important part of back-to-school preparation is focusing on school health. Here are some …

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Nutrition and Exercise Tips for Weight Loss

Nutrition and Exercise Tips for Weight Loss

  We all keep waiting for the invention of a magic pill to help us shed unwanted weight overnight. Regardless of recent medical advances, successful weight loss still remains based on two simple factors: diet and exercise. While medical centers …

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MCA Fitness All-Stars

MCA Fitness All-Stars

You probably already know that Medical Center Arlington is the official hospital of the Rangers Baseball Team. But did you know that MCA and the Rangers have teamed up to promote health and fitness in area schools? Dubbed the MCA …

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Eat Heart Smart

Eat Heart Smart

Quick, what’s the leading cause of death among Americans? If you said, “heart disease,” you’re right. And while there are risk factors such as age, race and heredity that are beyond your control, research shows that diet also plays a …

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