Kaiser Permanente finds weight loss lasts long after surgery

PRESS RELEASE Contacts: Rebecca Hughes Rebecca.F.Hughes@kp.org 206-287-2055 Kerry Sinclair KSinclair@webershandwick.com 310-854-8278 SEATTLE — People with severe obesity who underwent bariatric surgery maintained significantly more weight loss at 5 years than those who did not have surgery according to a Kaiser Permanente … Read more…

‘Outlander’ Recap: ‘The Company We Keep’ Finds Jamie and Claire Caught in Brown Family Drama

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you have not yet watched the fourth episode of Season 5 of “Outlander,” entitled “The Company We Keep.” After the horror show at the Beardsleys’ cabin in last week’s “Outlander” episode, Claire (Caitriona Balfe) … Read more…

Women need professional emotional support during high-risk pregnancies, study finds

Little is known about how women manage emotional distress during high-risk pregnancies, but researchers learned that without psychosocial support, many women struggle with fears and tears while feeling isolated and worried. Parenting News — ScienceDaily SPECIAL CHILDREN DEAL UPDATE:

Electric scooters send more people to the hospital than bicycles and walking, new study finds

A newly released study has found that more people were injured riding standing electric scooters than by riding bicycles or traveling on foot, according to statistics from two Los Angeles hospitals. Documenting injury statistics from Sept. 2017 to August 2018, … Read more…

Biden and Sanders are breaking away from the pack of candidates among Democrats nationwide, Washington Post-ABC News poll finds

The two men, pillars of competing ideologies, are locked in a more crowded knot of candidates in Iowa and New Hampshire, whose results could alter the national findings. Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Nearly 2 million adults are estimated to have shown symptoms of PTSD during Hong Kong protests, study finds

Almost 2 million people in Hong Kong — about a third its adult population — are estimated to have experienced symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) during months of social unrest in the city, according to research published Friday in … Read more…

As Warren and Buttigieg rise, the Democratic presidential race is competitive and fluid, a Washington Post-ABC News poll finds

Biden leads when voters nationwide are asked which candidate is most electable, but he loses ground to Warren and Sanders on other attributes. Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

China is driving growth in Asia’s real estate market despite trade war headwinds, report finds

Despite a decline in global commercial real estate markets, Asia-Pacific continues to enjoy a record-breaking growth — thanks to China, according to the Global Capital Flows report by JLL. Real Estate BEST DEAL UPDATE: Easily Sell Your Home With ForSaleByOwner! … Read more…

The Week in Movie News: James Gunn Returns for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3,’ Marvel’s ‘Shang-Chi’ Finds a Director and More

Need a quick recap of the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights: BIG NEWS James Gunn to direct Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3: Disney and Marvel Studios reinstated James Gunn as the director of the third … Read more…

Kaiser Permanente JAMA Study Finds 10-Year Follow-up Interval After Negative Colonoscopies Is Associated with Reduced Risk of Colorectal Cancer and Mortality

OAKLAND, Calif. — Ten years after a negative colonoscopy, Kaiser Permanente members had 46 percent lower risk of being diagnosed with and were 88 percent less likely to die from colorectal cancer compared with those who did not undergo colorectal cancer … Read more…

Affordable mobile internet is driving e-commerce and ride-hailing in Southeast Asia, report finds

The six Southeast Asian countries that the report focused on have about 350 million internet users today compared to only 260 million in 2015, Rajan Anandan, vice president for India and Southeast Asia at Google, told CNBC's "Squawk Box" on … Read more…