Latest Articles by Leslie Goldman
Let's Talk About Obesity Medication
There are more ways to treat obesity than ever before. Get all the details on the meds that might be part of your plan.
Let's Talk About Obesity Treatment
There are obesity treatments that can make losing weight a little less of a battle. They can add years to your life, too.
What It's Really Like to Live With JIA
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis brings physical and emotional challenges to young people. They want you to know there are rewards, too.
The Vaping Debate No One’s Talking About
There is no doubt that there are significant dangers associated with e-cigarettes, especially for teens. But some public-health experts say for people who just can’t give up traditional smokes, vaping could help prevent unnecessary cancer deaths. Could there be a middle ground?
This Teenager Is Stronger Than Her Juvenile Arthritis
Instead of holding her back, Mariah Aquino-Truss's juvenile arthritis has only propelled her forward.
Let's Talk About Severe Obesity
About 25% of people with obesity fall into the "severe" classification. Here's what that means and how treatment can help.
Let's Talk About the Causes of Obesity
Learn about the varied and complex factors that make a person vulnerable to this condition as we get to the roots of the matter.
Let's Talk About Obesity and Body Mass Index (BMI)
Doctors have long used a measure called Body Mass Index (BMI) to diagnose obesity. Now, experts say there are better ways.