Obesity Rate Increases For American Children And Teens

Posted on: 8:33 pm, September 10, 2013, by , updated on: 04:59pm, September 10, 2013


(Memphis) Some disturbing news about the obesity rate.

The American Heart Association now describes about five percent of American children and teenagers as severely obese.

They say it’s a more serious disease than regular obesity, with potentially deadly health consequences.

Researchers are calling for more study on the safety of weight loss surgery for children.