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July 20, 2014 7:00 AM

A new tool to fight obesity holds hope for weight loss

A stomach procedure, now in clinical trials, could permanently alter the “full feeling” for overweight patients, resulting in long-term weight loss of 30 to 50 pounds. Robin Donnelly, 46, had the POSE (Primary Obesity Surgery Endoluminol) procedure in March as part of a study at at St. Luke’s Hospital and so far has lost 16 pounds.

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