Archive: 07/12/2011

Should parents lose custody of super obese kids?

(AP) -- Should parents of extremely obese children lose custody for not controlling their kids' weight? A provocative commentary in one of the nation's most distinguished medical journals argues yes, and ...

Jul 12, 2011
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Teen weight began to rise in 1990s, new study finds

A new study that looks at weight change over decades finds that the obesity epidemic in teens and young adults has its roots in the late 1990s and early 2000s, when body weights began to rise. But not everyone was affected ...

Jul 12, 2011
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Spanish doctor says leg transplant patient elated

A young man who underwent the world's first double leg transplant might be able to walk with the aid of crutches in six or seven months if his rehabilitation goes well, the surgeon who oversaw the operation said Tuesday. ...

Jul 12, 2011
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