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4 years 2 months ago

Study: Weight loss surgery is safe

Serious complications after bariatric surgery appear to be low, according to a new study from the University of Michigan. Researchers there analyzed data on more than 15,000 patients. Overall, about 7-percent of patients who underwent weight-loss surgery like gastric bypass had complications, most of which were minor. Bariatric surgery...

4 years 5 months ago

Allergies leading to serious complications

The long, nasty allergy season has launched a new concern. Doctors are worried that allergy sufferers are now at risk for serious infections, including pneumonia. Doctors are seeing ear infections, bronchitis and other serious complications from allergies, but their greatest fear is pneumonia. "That's what you absolutely don't want...

4 years 5 months ago

Corey Haim died of pneumonia complications

Actor Corey Haim died from pneumonia complicated by an enlarged heart, bad lungs and narrowed blood vessels, while drugs found in his system played no role in his death, the Los Angeles County coroner said Tuesday. Haim, 38, died from "community-acquired pneumonia" along with lung, heart and blood vessel...

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