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Teen Weight Loss

Troubling Number Of Children, Teen Girls Are Unhappy With Their Bodies

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 07.10.2013 | Parents

A new survey out of the U.K. highlights a disturbing trend among young girls: From the age of 10, a significant proportion of girls are unhappy with t...

Students Lose 756 Pounds At South Carolina Boarding School

AP | HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH | Posted 12.22.2012 | Education

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Sixteen-year-old Jason Alexander weighed 326 pounds four months ago when he and 13 classmates boarded a plane for a weight-loss bo...

Local Debutante Ball Promotes Health, Beauty & Self-Esteem

Stephanie Penn | Posted 09.12.2012 | Detroit
Stephanie Penn

Last month, Full & Fabulous Organization hosted "A Rose Is Still A Rose" debutante ball, presenting 13 metro Detroit girls as poised young women with a renewed sense of self-esteem.

Teen Obesity: Are High Schools To Blame?

Posted 01.01.2012 | Home

What keeps people from being able to lose weight? It's often said to be a lack of motivation, but for obese teens, the problem might be a lack of heal...

'Too Fat For 15': Morbid Obesity And Teens

Kristen Houghton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kristen Houghton

Losing the weight is choosing to live, and these kids -- at a very young age -- have made the choice to live healthily.