[33.1| C. Bariatric surgery can be effective but carries significant risks. It is indicated for people with a BMI of 40 or greater or with a BMI of 35 or greater and obesity-related complications.

[33.2| D. A BMI reading will not accurately assess the ratio of lean body mass to body fat in highly muscled persons (weightlifters. athletes), in pregnant women, and in symptomatic congestive heart failure.

[33.31 A. Only orlistat and sibutramine are indicated for the long-term treatment of obesity. All of the other medications should be for short-term use only.

A Disquistion On The Evils Of Using Tobacco

A Disquistion On The Evils Of Using Tobacco

Among the evils which a vitiated appetite has fastened upon mankind, those that arise from the use of Tobacco hold a prominent place, and call loudly for reform. We pity the poor Chinese, who stupifies body and mind with opium, and the wretched Hindoo, who is under a similar slavery to his favorite plant, the Betel but we present the humiliating spectacle of an enlightened and christian nation, wasting annually more than twenty-five millions of dollars, and destroying the health and the lives of thousands, by a practice not at all less degrading than that of the Chinese or Hindoo.

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