Docs Aren't Coaching Overweight Kids on How to Slim Down: Study

Obese teens often get the diet-and-exercise speech from physicians, but many overweight children don't

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Concerned parents should ask their pediatricians about their child's weight status, and ask for a referral to a specialist if their child is obese, he said.

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