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Obese Teen: More Than Meets the Eye

When Is Obesity Not Just Obesity? by  Shannon Patrick, ARNP, MSN, Janet Silverstein, MD Jun 18, 2013 An Obese Teenage Girl: What Would You Do? Ashley, a 14-year-old Latina girl, is seen in your office for a routine physical examination before

Sunny Climates & ADHD

Living in geographic areas where there is intense sunlight may be linked to a lower risk for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), new research suggests. The study showed that in sunny states with high solar intensity, such as California and Arizona, and

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Protecting Youths From Abusing Products for Weight Control

Abstract and Introduction Abstract Abuse of widely available, over-the-counter drugs and supplements such as laxatives and diet pills forweight control by youths is well documented in the epidemiological literature. Many such products are not medically recommended for healthyweight control or

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Coffee vs The Grim Reaper: Drink Up

By Henry R. Black, MD Via Medscape: Hi. I am Dr. Henry Black. I am Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine at the New York University School of Medicine, a member of the Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, and

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