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Fresno hospital tops in state in bariatric surgeries
Fresno Bee

Obese Californians increasingly are turning to surgery to lose weight, and many of them wind up in a Fresno hospital that leads the state in performing the procedures, according to a report released Wednesday. The central San Joaquin Valley’s high obesity rates contribute to the full hospital beds. But the Fresno area also has a reputation for weight-loss surgery.