There’s no doubt that stomach-stapling surgery leads to
dramatic weight loss. But new research shows that the
procedure might also add years to life.
As the number of obese people in the U.S. has soared, so has
the popularity of the surgery. In fact, East Carolina
University researchers estimated that the number of people
undergoing weight-loss surgery increased from 40,000 in 2001
to 86,000 this year and will reach 140,000 next year.
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