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AIR DATE: July 21, 2009

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.

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