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2015-03-30 12:27:25

Guidelines stress benefits of growth monitoring and the role of family doctors in addressing current trends OTTAWA, March 30, 2015 /CNW/ - Today the

2015-03-17 12:29:59

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mexican-American children who show evidence of greater adaptation into American culture face significantly higher odds of being at

2015-03-12 16:25:49

Large CHOP Study Finds Childhood Obesity Rates May Be Related to Infant Growth Patterns PHILADELPHIA, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Body mass index (BMI) during infancy

2015-03-10 16:31:52

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Evidence is mounting that afterschool programs are an effective tool in the effort to prevent childhood obesity in Tennessee and nationwide, according

2015-03-10 12:32:13

Low-Income Parents Especially Value Health Benefits Afterschool Programs Provide WASHINGTON, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Afterschool programs are emerging as an effective tool

2015-03-09 23:05:42

Kurbo, new digital weight loss program for kids and teens, licensed from Stanford's renowned pediatric obesity center, helped Gainesville teen reduce BMI and learn lifelong healthy eating

2015-03-02 23:00:16

A recent study published in the American Journal of Hypertension has found that body mass index (BMI) in healthy adolescents has a statistically significant association with both systolic blood

2015-02-26 16:28:28

CEO David Lissy introduced First Lady Michelle Obama for keynote address WATERTOWN, Mass. and WASHINGTON, Feb.

2015-02-26 08:32:41

Housing developers, convenience stores and college campuses announce new commitments aimed at making healthier choices easier for busy parents, students and families WASHINGTON, Feb.


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