Let's Talk About Why Al Roker Shit His Pants at the White House

Al Roker pooping his pants at the White House made the rounds yesterday because it's pretty hilarious when someone shits their pants. The only thing that even comes close to being in the same realm of funny is a dog riding a horse. Other feelings being expressed over Roker's public shart share: Sadness, bewilderment,… »1/08/13 11:30am1/08/13 11:30am


After Five Fatalities, FDA Warns Clinics Promising Quick & Easy Lap-Band Surgery

The FDA is finally taking action against the clinics behind the 1-800-GET-THIN ads running in Southern California, where five people died due to complications from Lap-Band surgery. The facilities fall into a "regulatory no man's land," but about a year ago the L.A. County Department of Public Health asked the FDA to… »12/13/11 9:48pm12/13/11 9:48pm

Fifth Person Dies After Lap-Band Surgery At Shady Clinics

In December it was reported that several people died after responding to ads posted around Southern California for 1-800-GET-THIN, which connects potential patients to several medical centers. The clinics fall into a "regulatory no man's land," and at the time several government agencies said they didn't have the… »9/25/11 11:02pm9/25/11 11:02pm

Woman Denied Bariatric Surgery By Insurance Company. Is Size Discrimination To Blame?

Johnna VinZant's family has gone into debt »9/30/08 4:00pm9/30/08 4:00pm recently, but not because they defaulted on their mortgage like so many other Americans. Johnna's family has gone into $30,000 worth of debt to pay for the lifesaving gastric bypass surgery that her insurance company denied. According to , Johnna's obesity is caused by a…