Bariatric surgery shrinks the stomach so people battling obesity can lose weight and regain their health. It's a drastic, life-changing procedure, but as VOA's Carol Pearson reports, some doctors think it should be done more often, before patients become severely obese.
Cancer treatments are becoming more precise and less invasive. This often results in treatments that are shorter in duration and can produce better results than traditional cancer therapies. VOA’s Carol Pearson reports on several new developments including testing a tumor’s DNA.
The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season is officially underway, yet people haven't recovered from some of last year's storms. Meantime, tornados have torn up swaths of several U.S. states in the past few weeks, while flood waters wreaked even more damage. All of this has a psychological toll, as VOA's Carol Pearson reports.