Belviq For Kids: Safe and Effective or Harmful and Ineffective? In 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Belviq (lorcaserin hydrochloride) as a drug to treat obesity. Is it safe and effective for children? Or should it not be used on kids because it could be harmful and dangerous for them?

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Diet Pill for Kids? Do you know that there is a diet pill for children and teens? When we first learned about this our immediate reaction went like, “Oh come on now silly people, kids should not be popping diet pills! What they should be doing if they want to lose weight is to exercise, exercise, exercise and to eat healthy food! They have fast metabolism, what do they need diet pills for?”

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Did relying on BMI measurements cause Oprah to fall victim to yo-yo dieting? Perhaps — if we’re to follow the findings of a new study published April 3 in the journal PLoS One. Best known for her blockbuster talk show, African-American billionaire Oprah Winfrey has been called “arguably the world’s most powerful woman” by CNN and Time.com.

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