Keeping Portions Under Control for Parents
Waistlines have been expanding over the last few decades. Part of the problem is what we eat, but another is quantity. Are our plates simply piled too high?
Weight Loss Surgery for Teens
Weight loss surgery works. But it's serious stuff, both physically and emotionally. Find out about different weight loss surgery options for teens.
Overweight and Obesity for Parents
Preventing kids from becoming overweight means making choices in the way your family eats and exercises, and how you spend time together.
Delayed Puberty for Parents
Puberty usually begins in girls 8-14, and in boys 9-15. If kids pass this normal age range without showing any signs of body changes, it's called delayed puberty.
Gastric Sleeve Surgery for Teens
There are several different types of weight loss surgeries. One type is gastric sleeve surgery, also known as sleeve gastrectomy. Find out what's involved and who gets it in this article for teens.
What Being Overweight Means for Kids
Being overweight has become a serious problem for many kids and adults. Find out what it means to be overweight in this article just for kids.
Indigestion for Kids
Got tummy troubles? Indigestion is a common condition that many people - even kids - have at one time or another. Find out more in this article for kids.
Managing Your Weight for Teens
Has your doctor told you to lose weight? Get ideas on food, fitness, and staying motivated. We've also got weight management tools and recipes designed just for teens.
Celiac Disease for Kids
People with celiac disease can't eat gluten, which is found in many everyday foods, such as bread. Find out more by reading this article for kids.
Delayed Puberty for Teens
Concerned about your growth or development? Puberty can be delayed for several reasons. Luckily, doctors usually can help teens with delayed puberty to develop more normally.