Looking for a minimally invasive weight loss aid that could fit into her busy lifestyle, Christina Brodzik turned to Dr. Christopher Chapman and the endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty procedure to lose 75 pounds and keep it off.
Is apple cider vinegar the magic solution everyone seems to think it is? Gastroenterologist and nutrition expert Dr. Edwin McDonald takes a science-backed dive into the ACV hype, sharing some of the beverage's benefits and limitations.
In the United States, one third of all adults are overweight and one third are obese. While most physicians are aware of the association of obesity with diabetes and cardiovascular disease, the dramatic effects of obesity on cancer risk and progression are less well known. Ernst Lengyel, MD, PhD, chairman of the Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology at UChicago Medicine, writes about the growing yet under appreciated impact of obesity on cancer.