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Published November 04, 2013, 12:00 AM

Teen Obesity Surgery


This Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 photo, Chelsea Hale holds a photo of herself made three years ago at the age of 17 before she had obesity surgery, in Fairfield, Ohio. Hale had weighed 314 pounds and is now about 170 pounds. A government-funded study published online Monday, Nov. 4, 2013 in JAMA Pediatrics shows that teens seeking weight-loss surgery have a startling number of health problems that used to be seen only in adults. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)
Read the article: Many health woes in teens seeking obesity surgery