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Dr Miriam Stoppard: Call for more obese kids to have gastric bypass surgery

I find myself shaking my head in disbelief when I read that the American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending gastric bypasses in young children. I’m gobsmacked because weight loss surgery is normally the last resort for severely obese adults who have failed to control their weight over decades and had lots of failed attempts at… Read More »

Athletes With ADHD May Need More Time to Recover From Concussion: Study

FRIDAY, July 26, 2019 — College athletes with attention- deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be slower to recover from a concussion and may have more severe symptoms. That’s the preliminary conclusion of a study of 120 U.S. college athletes who suffered concussions. Forty had ADHD; 80 did not. Of those with ADHD, half were taking… Read More »

Have Kids, Buy More Produce?

TUESDAY, July 9, 2019 — Could having kids prompt you to eat healthier foods? Apparently so, a new study suggests. Americans buy more fruits and vegetables after they become parents, researchers found. “Although adult food preferences are considered relatively stable, major life events such as becoming parents may serve as a cue to behavior change,”… Read More »