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Weight-Loss Surgeries Used Least in U.S. States That Need Them Most

MONDAY, June 14, 2021 — The American South and Midwest are home to the highest obesity rates in the nation, but a new study reveals that severely obese residents of those regions are the least likely to choose lifesaving weight-loss surgery. “Bariatric surgery has been shown to provide long-term weight loss, sustained improvements in cardiovascular… Read More »

Trump says the government is sending 125 million coronavirus masks to schools across the U.S.

President Donald Trump said Wednesday the federal government is sending 125 million reusable face masks to school districts across the United States as schools consider whether it’s safe to reopen this fall amid the coronavirus pandemic. “We have to open up our schools and open up our businesses,” Trump said during a White House press… Read More »