The parents of a Texas girl fighting medically induced obesity fear others with adrenal insufficiency won’t get the right treatment in emergencies.
A Texas girl, 50 pounds lighter after obesity surgery, returned Monday to school, where a nurse stood ready with emergency medicine and a needle.
Alexis Shapiro, a 12-year-old Texas girl who fought for obesity surgery to correct a rare problem, has lost 33 pounds and is "on track," doctors say.
A 12-year-old Texas girl who had weight-loss surgery to correct a rare metabolic problem is back home, slimmer and healthier, but also much happier.
A week after long-awaited obesity surgery, a Texas girl with a rare metabolic problem is out of the hospital and already meeting critical health milestones.
A Texas girl whose medically induced obesity drew international support and interest was recovering Friday after doctors had to change plans mid-surgery.
Doctors operating on Alexis Shapiro, a Texas girl suffering from rare medically induced obesity, had to switch plans mid-surgery Friday.
Alexis Shapiro, 12, of Cibolo, Texas, is undergoing life-changing weight-loss surgery at a Cincinnati children's hospital today.
The 12-year-old will have weight-loss surgery covered by the U.S. government's military insurance plan, her mother said Friday.
A 12-year-old Texas girl with uncontrollable obesity will undergo rare weight-loss surgery on Friday.
U.S. military health insurance officials are thinking twice about denying weight-loss surgery to a Texas girl with a rare medical condition.
A 12-year-old Texas girl who became morbidly obese after a rare illness triggered by brain surgery could get a potentially life-saving operation by February.