Summer 2013 - Weight Loss July 1, 2013 General Marin Medicine, Summer 2013 Pages Summer 2013 - Weight Loss Feature Articles MEDICAL WEIGHT LOSS: Obesity: A Strategic Approach RETHINK YOUR DRINK: Going Soda Free in Marin to Combat Obesity WEIGHT LOSS OPTIONS: Bariatric Surgery Update BUILDING THE FUTURE: Seven Exciting Topics in Bariatric Medicine BREASTFEEDING: On the Path to Health Departments INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE: The Role of Acupuncture in Modern Medical Practice LOCAL FRONTIERS: Hearing Loss in Children CURRENT BOOKS: Seeing What Isn’t There WORKING FOR YOU: Health Reform Heats Up HOSPITAL/CLINIC UPDATE: Kentfield Rehabilitation & Specialty Hospital WORKING FOR YOU: The Profession of Medicine Needs AMA LETTER TO THE EDITOR CLASSIFIEDS Feature articles: medical weight loss; going soda free; bariatric surgery; bariatric medicine; breastfeeding Departments: acupuncture; hearing loss in children; "Hallucinations" by Oliver Sacks; health reform; Kentfield Rehabilitation Hospital; AMA Related Spring-Summer 2015: Birth Editorial: Change is in the Air Birth: Cesarean section and long-term child health; birth centers; weight loss and pregnancy Departments: Interview with MMS president Peter Bretan, MD; public health update; community clinics update; eulogy to a well-loved physician assistant. View PDF online Winter 2013 - Children's Health Feature articles: Children's health; developmental conditions; childhood obesity; pertussis in West Marin; pertussis epidemic; pediatric asthma; child abuse. Departments: Weaving; equestrian sports; CMA House of Delegates; 2012 legislative wrap-up; The Ravenous Brain Spring-Summer 2016: Death and Dying Editorial: Death, Dying, the Grim Reaper . . . and Woody Allen Death and Dying: Physician aid in dying (the End of Life Option Act); advance care planning; hospice is good medicine; Kaiser's RESPECT Project; death certificates; CMA end-of-life guidelines and resources. Departments: Tale of a suicide; reviews, Working Stiff and When Breath Becomes Air; public health update; Marin General Hospital update; reports from Leadership Academy and AMA House of Delegates; 6 decades of Marin Medicine. View online PDF here. Summer 2014 - Sleep Sleep: insomnia and behavioral therapy; obstructive sleep apnea: medical treatment options, obesity and OSA, surgery for OSA; sleep and memory. Departments: interview with new MMS president Jeffrey Stevenson, MD; prolotherapy for musculoskeletal pain; advance directives; "The Healing of America" book review; Marin General Hospital update. View PDF online Summer 2012 - Environmental Health Feature articles: Environmental health; CT scans; neurobehavioral disorders; tap water safety; air pollution; wood smoke pollution Departments: Interview with Irina deFischer, MD; Marin-Sonoma-Napa ACO; "Like a Tree"; winemaking; "Becoming Dr. Q"; Kaiser Permanente San Rafael Spring 2013 - Patient Engagement Feature articles: Patient engagement; diabetes care; reducing hospital readmissions; companions for at-risk pregnant women; interview with Dr. Matt Willis. Departments: The Year THEY Tried To Kill Me; medical advances of the American Civil War; Marin General Hospital update; honoring Dr. Michael Sexton.