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    Posted on February 14, 2014 at 1:18 PM

    Updated Friday, Feb 14 at 1:20 PM

    While the number of obese Americans persists at record levels, the number of patients undergoing weight loss surgery hasn't budged in a decade. About 160,000 U.S. patients underwent weight loss surgery last year - roughly the same number as in 2004.

    By Matthew Perrone, AP Health Writer

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