More American Kids Are Severely Obese


By Molly Clifton

The American Heart Association now describes about five percent of American children and teenagers as severely obese.

They say it's a more serious disease than regular obesity, with potentially grave health consequences.

Researchers are calling for more study on the safety of weight loss surgery for children.

This content requires the latest Adobe Flash Player and a browser with JavaScript enabled. Click here for a free download of the latest Adobe Flash Player.

What's onFull Schedule

Hot Video From AP

AP Video