The American Medical Association released a new policy on how doctors should use body mass index (BMI), acknowledging the metric's inherent flaws.
Sleeve gastrectomies can help teens and young adults with obesity lose weight, but the surgery could also poorly affect their bone health.
A study suggests that more U.S. teens with obesity are getting weight-loss surgeries, in line with official guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
The American Academy of Pediatrics released new guidelines for treating kids and teens with obesity.
Weight-loss surgery could treat severely obese children more effectively than lifestyle changes alone, pediatricians say.
These six exercises may help ward off obesity in those who are genetically predisposed to packing on the pounds.
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