For hundred of thousands of Americans, gastric bypass is a life saver.
The surgery often transform their lives, but now a new study says some are experiencing a new side effect --alcoholism.
This is even in patients who never had a problem with alcohol before.
Doctors say the surgery shrinks the stomach, limiting how much you eat and drink.
It also forces any alcohol you drink to go straight into your intestines, where the body absorbs it rapidly.
Patients get drunk more quickly and that can make the unfamiliar rush more addictive.
The observational study was done out of the University of Pittsburg and involved almost two thousand adults.
Woman whose child care license was revoked sheds light on state's discipline process.
Flip open the dictionary to the word new and you'll see Webster says it means, “Having existed or having been made but a short time."
At first it seemed to be just a house fire in the 5700 block of Highgate Drive in Northwest Baltimore.
Obesity is a disease. That's the word from the American Medical Association.
If doctors and patients used prescription drugs more wisely, they could save the U.S. health care system at least $213 billion a year, by reducing medication overuse, underuse and other flaws in care that cause complications and longer, more-expensive treatments, researchers conclude.
How would you like to get an IV just to make you feel better?
It's a new wellness concept that's gaining popularity.