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Call obesity what it is: a disease

In 2013, the American Medical Association (AMA) announced its decision to classify obesity as a disease, moving against the recommendation at the time of a group studying obesity. Yet there are still those who believe that obesity is not a disease but rather a “condition,” and this has downstream ramifications for health policy, health care… Read More »

UK surgeons call for ban on Brazilian butt lifts after patient deaths

In August, Leah Cambridge, a mom of three, died after traveling to Turkey for the procedure. (Facebook) Cosmetic surgeons have called for a ban on Brazilian bum lifts in the U.K.— following the death of a second British woman. The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) asked its members to stop performing the ops until more… Read More »