This FDA-Approved Obesity Pump Actually Sucks Food Out of Your Stomach
This summer, the FDA announced its approval of the AspireAssist, a stomach pump for people over the age of 22 and with a BMI between 35 and 55 for whom other weight-loss measures have not worked. While obesity is a medical condition that sometimes requires drastic measures, there’s kind of a lot that’s disturbing about this invention, not least of all its resemblance to some kind of machine-assisted bulimia.
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