Surgery

Weight-Loss Surgery for Teens

To combat the rise of obesity in teens, physicians and other medical professionals have been promoting physical education and healthier diets for children. But for some teens, these are not enough.

Tips on Getting to a Healthy Weight

In honor of National Healthy Weight Week, we spoke with Dr. Judith Korner, Associate Professor of Medicine at CUMC, about how to determine if you are at a healthy weight and, if you're overweight, what to do to get healthy.

Narrow-Spectrum UV Light May Reduce Surgical Infections

New findings suggest that narrow-spectrum UV light could dramatically reduce surgical infections – which remain a serious and stubborn problem, killing up to 8,200 patients a year in the U.S. – without damaging human tissue