obesity http://kuer.org en KUER News Pod: Thursday January 10, 2013 http://kuer.org/post/kuer-news-pod-thursday-january-10-2013 <p>The St. George community gets its first look at possible new names for Dixie State College, the Governor recognizes state agencies that participated in his “Choose Health Challenge”, and police continue their search for a missing Herriman teen.<br><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F74401384&amp;color=98091a&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 18:43:39 +0000 Brian Grimmett 23415 at http://kuer.org KUER News Pod: Thursday January 10, 2013 Utah Study Finds Gastric Bypass Surgery Has Long-Term Benefits http://kuer.org/post/utah-study-finds-gastric-bypass-surgery-has-long-term-benefits <p>Diet and exercise alone may not be enough to help people who are severely overweight. A new study by researchers at LDS Hospital and the University of Utah School of Medicine shows that patients who have <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gastric_bypass_surgery">gastric bypass surgery</a> are much more likely to maintain weight loss and reduce their risk for serious disease than obese individuals who don’t have the surgery.</p> Tue, 18 Sep 2012 22:48:39 +0000 Andrea Smardon 18457 at http://kuer.org