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2014-04-17 23:01:47

Research conducted at Rush University Medical Center suggests that short sleep duration may increase a child’s risk of obesity in low-income households. Philadelphia,

Childhood Obesity Increases Financial Stress
2014-04-07 09:06:05

According to a new study published on Monday in the journal Pediatrics, childhood obesity costs about $19,000 per child when considering lifetime medical costs compared to those for a child with a healthy weight.

2014-04-02 23:25:41

Higher priced fresh fruits and vegetables are associated with higher Body Mass Index (BMI) in at-risk children from two to five years of age. Profs.

2014-04-01 23:30:34

Thirty-Day All-Ages Fitness Challenge Puts Childhood Obesity on the Firing Line Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 If you see a Capital Metro bus with

2014-04-01 15:26:21

Many studies have focused on the influence of breast-feeding on child health.

2014-04-01 14:33:26

Early strengthening activities can lead to a decrease in cardiometabolic health risks in children and adolescents.

2014-03-31 10:04:31

One of the serious health consequences of obesity is elevated blood pressure (BP), a particular problem in children because research has found that high BP in children usually follows them into adulthood, carrying with it a wide range of possible negative consequences.

Excessive TV Time Can Lead To Poor Dietary Choices And Cardiovascular Risks For Kids
2014-03-31 04:46:10

Middle school students who watch at least two hours of television per day are more likely to experience cardiovascular disease risk factors than those spending an equal amount of time surfing the Internet or playing video games.

Simple Blood Test Could Predict Whether A Child Will Become Obese
2014-03-27 10:39:56

Scientists have found that a simple blood test, which can read DNA, could be used to predict obesity levels in children.

2014-03-26 23:00:22

A recent government study found that only one-in-four adolescents meet the nation’s physical activity guideline of 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous activity a day.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.