Unapproved Weight-Loss Surgery Becoming More Common Among Teens

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Gastric banding has not being approved by the FDA for use in adolescents younger than age 18.

A type of weight-loss surgery not approved for adolescents is becoming more and more common among teens in California, according to a report published today.  Most of the patients are white girls, although they make up less than half of overweight youth, researchers say.

 

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Exercise May Help Reduce Anger In Overweight Kids

Exercise May Help Reduce Anger In Overweight Kids

 Children who exercise regularly tend to be less angry

Studies have shown that overweight kids tend to be bullies or be bullied. And why do bullies push other kids around? Most likely because they are angry. A new study says that regular exercise may help reduce anger in healthy, overweight children.

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