Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Reagan returns to Washington, D.C., in bronze

"Even in death, Ronald Reagan can still pack 'em in.

A standing-room-only crowd filled the Capitol Rotunda on Wednesday for the unveiling of a statue of the former president, representing California in Washington's version of a national hall of fame."

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New obesity surgery leaves no scars

Doctors are testing a new kind of obesity surgery without any cuts through the abdomen, snaking a tube as thick as a garden hose down the throat to snap staples into the stomach. The experimental, scar-free procedure creates a narrow passage that slows the food as it moves from the upper stomach into the lower stomach, helping patients feel full more quickly and eat less.

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