St. Peter’s Health Partners will hold a free educational seminar, “Weight Loss Surgery: It's About Winning,” at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 30, in the Mercy Auditorium on the St. Peter's Hospital Campus. [...]
The magnetic attraction between teenagers and their smart phones has been well-documented. But is that electronic love affair affecting teens' sleep and health?
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently reported in a new study that overweight, obese, and normal weight boys all experience different rates of puberty. Dr. Tenenbaum from St. Peter's Family Health Center explains why. [...]
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently issued a new recommendation that all kids should be screened for high cholesterol at their annual well-child visits -- not only those who might be at increased risk. The change ireflects concerns about the growing epidemic of obesity in children. [...]
With obesity numbers at an all-time high in America, screening kids for cholesterol is a crucial step in assuring better health in adulthood. [...]
The American Cancer Society estimates that more than 43,000 people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with pancreas cancer this year. [...]