Wary Doctors Put the 'Wait' in Weight Loss Drugs

After a 13-year dry spell, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved two new drugs promising weight loss in a pill. But will you be able to get a prescription for them? The answer may depend on which doctor you see. "I'll probably take a wait-and-see attitude myself," said Greg Anderson, an assistant professor of family medicine at the Mayo Clinic. "The track record has not been particularly good for diet medications." By contrast, Dr. Albert Levy, assistant professor of medicine at...Full Story
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