Overweight & Obesity

Study explores weight terminology that youth prefer, dislike

Many youth have a preference and dislike for terms of weight terminology, with differences seen across sex, sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, and weight status, according to a study published online Nov. 21 in Pediatrics.

Psychology & Psychiatry

LGBTQ youth have double the risk for suicidal thoughts, attempts

A new study that looks at suicide risk among U.S. teens who are lesbian, gay and bisexual finds they have disproportionately high rates of suicidal thoughts, planning and attempts compared to their heterosexual peers.

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