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October 27, 2014
Geisinger study: Personal view of weight influences bariatric surgery success

Internal weight bias -- or the negative feelings people have about their own weight -- influence the success people have after undergoing weight loss surgery, according to a Geisinger research study to be published in the December issue of Obesity Surgery. The Geisinger study, which is currently available online, is considered the first and only study to examine internalized weight bias in relation to post-surgical weight loss success in adults. Read more


September 10, 2014
Geisinger Cancer Institute awarded $4.4 million grant

Geisinger Health System has been named one of 53 grant recipients nationwide that will participate in clinical research programs organized by the National Cancer Institute. Read more