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Who Is a Good Candidate for Gastric Sleeve Surgery?

Who Is a Good Candidate for Gastric Sleeve Surgery?

Difference Between Gastric Sleeve and Lap-Band Surgery

Difference Between Gastric Sleeve and Lap-Band Surgery

Is the One Meal a Day Diet Dangerous?

Is the One Meal a Day Diet Dangerous?

How Do I Talk to My Doctor about Gastric Bypass?

How Do I Talk to My Doctor about Gastric Bypass?

Are There Any Foods I Can't Eat with the Lap-Band?

Are There Any Foods I Can't Eat with the Lap-Band?

Is Donating Plasma Safe?

Is Donating Plasma Safe?

What Do I Do if Food Gets Stuck in My Lap-Band?

What Do I Do if Food Gets Stuck in My Lap-Band?

The Difference Between Viruses, Bacteria and Fungi

The Difference Between Viruses, Bacteria and Fungi

What Vegetables to Eat after Gastric Bypass and other WLS

What Vegetables to Eat after Gastric Bypass and other WLS

How To Decide Between Gastric Bypass and Lap-Band Surgery

How To Decide Between Gastric Bypass and Lap-Band Surgery

How to Correct Overeating After Gastric Bypass

How to Correct Overeating After Gastric Bypass

Is My Lap-Band Too Tight?

Is My Lap-Band Too Tight?

Medications to Avoid with Lap Band

Medications to Avoid with Lap Band

Can You Gain Weight Back after Gastric Bypass Surgery?

Can You Gain Weight Back after Gastric Bypass Surgery?

Trunk Stabilization Program

Trunk Stabilization Program

How to Prevent and Treat Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in the Wrist and Shoulder

How to Prevent and Treat Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in the Wrist and Shoulder

Will I Be Able to Get Pregnant After Gastric Sleeve Surgery?

Will I Be Able to Get Pregnant After Gastric Sleeve Surgery?

How Long Will I Be Out of Work after Lap-Band Surgery?

How Long Will I Be Out of Work after Lap-Band Surgery?

Is Lap-Band Surgery Reversible?

Is Lap-Band Surgery Reversible?

Can You Get Enough Nutrients on a Raw Vegan Diet?

Can You Get Enough Nutrients on a Raw Vegan Diet?

What Are the Reasons Weight Loss Surgery Fails?

What Are the Reasons Weight Loss Surgery Fails?

How Many Follow-up Visits Will I Need after Lap Band Surgery?

How Many Follow-up Visits Will I Need after Lap Band Surgery?

Correcting Patellofemoral Instability with Kneecap Realignment

Correcting Patellofemoral Instability with Kneecap Realignment

Bleeding Gums, a Common Sign of Leukemia

Bleeding Gums, a Common Sign of Leukemia

Do Gastric Balloons Really Work?

Do Gastric Balloons Really Work?

How to Tell People You've Had Weight Loss Surgery

How to Tell People You've Had Weight Loss Surgery

Bariatric Surgery: Postoperative Nutritional Guidelines and Recipes

Bariatric Surgery: Postoperative Nutritional Guidelines and Recipes

Is Sleep Apnea Cured after Weight Loss Surgery?

Is Sleep Apnea Cured after Weight Loss Surgery?

Which Is Better - PRP Injection or Knee Replacement Surgery?

Which Is Better - PRP Injection or Knee Replacement Surgery?

What Should a Lap-Band Patient Eat Long Term?

What Should a Lap-Band Patient Eat Long Term?

What Can I Expect after Gastric Sleeve Surgery?

What Can I Expect after Gastric Sleeve Surgery?

Planning a Vacation after Weight Loss Surgery

Planning a Vacation after Weight Loss Surgery

Will My Hair Fall Out After Gastric Bypass Surgery?

Will My Hair Fall Out After Gastric Bypass Surgery?

What Beverages Should You Avoid after Lap-Band Surgery?

What Beverages Should You Avoid after Lap-Band Surgery?

Protein, a Priority After Bariatric Surgery

Protein, a Priority After Bariatric Surgery

Single Incision Sleeve Gastrectomy - A Breakthrough

Single Incision Sleeve Gastrectomy - A Breakthrough

Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgeries Help You Recover Fast

Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgeries Help You Recover Fast

Valentine's Day Tips for Bariatric Patients' Partners

Valentine's Day Tips for Bariatric Patients' Partners

What Is the Oldest Age You Can Have Lap-Band Surgery?

What Is the Oldest Age You Can Have Lap-Band Surgery?

What Diet Is Recommended After Gastric Bypass Surgery?

What Diet Is Recommended After Gastric Bypass Surgery?

What People with Crohn's Disease or Ulcerative Colitis Should Know About COVID-19

What People with Crohn's Disease or Ulcerative Colitis Should Know About COVID-19

Elderly People Can Undergo Spinal Surgeries Safely

Elderly People Can Undergo Spinal Surgeries Safely

COVID-19 and the Heart: Cedars-Sinai Doctors Treat Patients With Heart Cell Therapy

COVID-19 and the Heart: Cedars-Sinai Doctors Treat Patients With Heart Cell Therapy

How Is Robotic Spine Surgery Safe and Accurate

How Is Robotic Spine Surgery Safe and Accurate

What Are the Most Common Spine Problems and How Can They Be Treated?

What Are the Most Common Spine Problems and How Can They Be Treated?

How to Cope with Grief and Loss During the Coronavirus Pandemic

How to Cope with Grief and Loss During the Coronavirus Pandemic

How to Decide What the Best Type of Weight Loss Surgery Is for You

How to Decide What the Best Type of Weight Loss Surgery Is for You

The Pros and Cons of Robotic-Assisted Spine Surgery

The Pros and Cons of Robotic-Assisted Spine Surgery

Hip and Knee Replacement Doubled in Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis

Hip and Knee Replacement Doubled in Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis

Weight Loss Surgery vs. Liposuction

Weight Loss Surgery vs. Liposuction

Potential Antibodies Treatments for COVID-19

Potential Antibodies Treatments for COVID-19

Impacts of COVID-19 on Addiction

Impacts of COVID-19 on Addiction

7 Simple Ways to Kick-Start Your Fitness Journey

7 Simple Ways to Kick-Start Your Fitness Journey

The Diagnosis and Treatment of a Torn Anterior Cruciate Ligament

The Diagnosis and Treatment of a Torn Anterior Cruciate Ligament

 Healthcare for Minority Population During COVID

Healthcare for Minority Population During COVID

Understanding the Difference Between IBS and IBD

Understanding the Difference Between IBS and IBD

COVID-19: Is It Possible to Boost Your Immune System?

COVID-19: Is It Possible to Boost Your Immune System?

Cytokine Storm - The Aftermath of COVID-19 Infection

Cytokine Storm - The Aftermath of COVID-19 Infection

Myths and Facts About Psoriasis

Myths and Facts About Psoriasis

Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital Participates in Worldwide Trial of Antiviral Drug for Coronavirus

Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital Participates in Worldwide Trial of Antiviral Drug for Coronavirus

What to Expect During a Biopsy

What to Expect During a Biopsy

A Brief Guide to Cluster Headaches

A Brief Guide to Cluster Headaches

Here’s Why Surgery Is Considered Effective for Long Term Weight Loss

Here’s Why Surgery Is Considered Effective for Long Term Weight Loss

How to Relieve the Most Common Side Effects of Chemotherapy

How to Relieve the Most Common Side Effects of Chemotherapy

The Benefits and Risks of Living Kidney Donation

The Benefits and Risks of Living Kidney Donation

Most Eligible Patients Do Not Undergo Lung Cancer Screening

Most Eligible Patients Do Not Undergo Lung Cancer Screening

A New Blood Test Could Help Detect 50 Types of Cancer

A New Blood Test Could Help Detect 50 Types of Cancer

Weight Loss Surgery Can Be Your Option Even Amid the COVID-19 Crisis

Weight Loss Surgery Can Be Your Option Even Amid the COVID-19 Crisis

July, Sarcoma and Bone Cancer Awareness Month

July, Sarcoma and Bone Cancer Awareness Month

5 Myths About Parkinson’s Disease

5 Myths About Parkinson’s Disease

What Are the Most Common Avoidable Colon Cancer Risk Factors?

What Are the Most Common Avoidable Colon Cancer Risk Factors?

Why Does Lung Cancer Occur in Non-Smokers?

Why Does Lung Cancer Occur in Non-Smokers?

7 Common Misconceptions about Epilepsy

7 Common Misconceptions about Epilepsy

How to Prepare for Spinal Fusion Surgery

How to Prepare for Spinal Fusion Surgery

 Everything You Need to Know About Migraines

Everything You Need to Know About Migraines

Which Cancers Are the Deadliest?

Which Cancers Are the Deadliest?

Lifestyle Changes You Should Make If You Have Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Lifestyle Changes You Should Make If You Have Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Excessive Alcohol Consumption Can Damage More than Your Liver

Excessive Alcohol Consumption Can Damage More than Your Liver

The Unhealthiest Diets for Weight Loss

The Unhealthiest Diets for Weight Loss

5 Negative Health Effects of Smoking You Probably Didn’t Know About

5 Negative Health Effects of Smoking You Probably Didn’t Know About

Alzheimer’s Disease: Who Is at Risk, Symptoms, Advice for Caregivers, and Treatment

Alzheimer’s Disease: Who Is at Risk, Symptoms, Advice for Caregivers, and Treatment

How to Cope with Survivor’s Guilt If You Had Cancer

How to Cope with Survivor’s Guilt If You Had Cancer

How the COVID-19 Pandemic Can Disrupt Mental Health

How the COVID-19 Pandemic Can Disrupt Mental Health