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Dr Max Gomez advises patients to weight their options when considering weight loss procedures. (Credit:CBS2)

Weighing The Options, Which Weight Loss Procedure Is Best?

An estimated 220,000 Americans have weight loss surgery every year. That’s double the number of a decade ago. There are two common types of procedures, and a new study has found that one may be more effective.

01/16/2012

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Seen At 11: ‘Facebook Diet’ Offers Weight-Loss Support System

Dieting can be a long, boring and lonely process for many people. But now, a New Jersey mom wants to help motivate you. She lost 75 pounds and promises you can lose weight, too, on the “Facebook diet.”

05/19/2011

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Study: Bronx Is The Least Healthy County In New York State

Out of all 62 counties in the Empire State, New York City is home to the one ranked the least healthy in a new study.

03/31/2011

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The Best Weight Loss Technology Equipment & Accessories

For the cost of a New York City gym membership (or less) you could be on your way to weight loss with one of these gadgets. Check out our list of favorites, and where you can purchase them in the Big Apple.

03/30/2011

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie arrives to address the American Enterprise Institute February 16, 2011. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Chris Christie Cuts State Budget, Slims Down In Year One

The New Jersey head-of-state credits his recent weight loss to eating better and working with a trainer three mornings a week.

02/19/2011

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Shape Up NYC Free Fitness Program Kicks Off Monday

The city’s Parks Department is launching a 12-week fitness program Monday, which will offer free workout classes to residents.

01/17/2011

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7 Steps To Living Healthy In New Year

Americans are only one week into the new year, and it’s not too late to get started on New Year’s Resolutions. Furthermore, why not make the New Year’s Resolutions permanent resolutions? No matter what day it is, it’s never too late to start a healthy routine.

01/07/2011

Gov. Chris Christie holds a town hall meeting - Monmouth Junction, NJ - Oct 26, 2010 - Photo: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office

Christie: Skip The New Year’s Resolutions

The governor has adopted a different tactic: He and his wife Mary Pat now make resolutions to each other.

12/27/2010

LAP-BAND hypnosis

Could You Lose Weight Using Your Imagination?

Berta Vivas wanted the benefits of surgery without going under the knife, so she tried a new a new innovative technique called LAP-BAND hypnosis.

CBS 2–11/23/2010

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‘One Size Fits All’ Not For Dieting

Nearly 95 percent of all dieters give up before reaching their ultimate goal, but weight loss experts believe the problem isn’t with the dieters themselves, but with their choice of diet.

11/11/2010

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Mangini Jokes About Rex Ryan’s Weight Loss

One day after New York Jets coach Rex Ryan joked about Eric Mangini’s weight loss, Cleveland’s coach fired back.

WFAN–11/11/2010

Court Sides With NJ Woman In Diet Pill Lawsuit

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s Supreme Court has ruled that a woman who says she got fatter while taking a weight-loss supplement can proceed with a class-action lawsuit against the product’s maker. In court […]

09/30/2010

The FDA is considering a ban on popular diet pill Meridia on concerns that it raises risk of cardiovascular disease.

FDA Mulling Ban Of Popular Diet Drug Meridia

A popular diet drug may be more dangerous than it is helpful, and the government is weighing in on what consumers should do. An FDA committee is considering pulling Meridia as studies show it can increase the risk of heart attacks for some.

09/15/2010

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Seen At 11: Diet-For-Dollars

The latest trend in the world of weight loss is diet-for-dollars, where if you drop the pounds, you pick up some dough.

CBS 2–08/06/2010

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