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Healthy Children Who Aren't Growing, May Not Make Enough Human Growth Hormone

Most healthy children between the ages of four and 10 grow about five centimeters (two inches) a year. So, one family knew something was wrong when their son fit into the same clothes, season after season. Doctors were able to get him growing once again after testing for a growth hormone. Eleven year-old Spencer Baehman is passionate about baseball.  "My goal is to play college baseball,” Spencer said. There was only one problem. Spencer was the shortest player on his...

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