America's tallest man dies at age 38

The tallest man in America—he stood 7 feet 8 inches (2.35 meters)—has died of a heart problem at the age of 38, his mother said on Facebook.


Onetime 'world's heaviest man' has second surgery in Mexico

A Mexican once certified as the heaviest man in the world is recovering from a second stomach-reduction surgery that doctors hope will help him shed more than 200 kilograms (440 pounds), the medical center treating him reported ...

Overweight & Obesity

Obese Mexican man removed from home

A Mexican man who weighs about 1,100 pounds (500 kilos) and hadn't left his bed in six years has been removed by medical personnel for treatment.

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