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Medicare change tied to safer weight loss surgery

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – After Medicare changed its rules regarding coverage for weight loss surgeries in 2006, the cost for the procedures went down while safety measures increased, according to a new study. Researchers found that the benefits were primarily due to a rules change that allowed Medicare to…

Sadistic snack waffles on parade

So there’s been a dust-up between a guest blogger named Monica at Feministe and fat activists (mostly on Twitter that I’ve seen), with Maia actually posting on it. I’m not interested in getting in the middle of it. I think both sides make good points. FAs are right that Monica…

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