News 88.9 KNPR
Classical 89.7 KCNV

member station

Bariatric surgery, which effectively reduces the stomach to the size of an egg to assist in weight loss, is an increasingly popular treatment for morbid obesity. Marshall Allen talks with Dr. James Atkinson, director of the Gastric Band Institute of Las Vegas and Prudence Ticknor, a bariatric dietician about the pros and cons of the procedure.

Support comes from

You won’t find a paywall here. Come as often as you like — we’re not counting. You’ve found a like-minded tribe that cherishes what a free press stands for.  If you can spend another couple of minutes making a pledge of as little as $5, you’ll feel like a superhero defending democracy for less than the cost of a month of Netflix.