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Latest Childhood obesity Stories

2015-02-24 12:27:55

Researchers from Magee-Womens Hospital recommend women with obesity not gain any weight until mid-pregnancy or later SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb.

2015-02-17 23:03:00

Abt Associates, along with a multidisciplinary team of research partners, is joining the fight to help reduce childhood obesity in Los Angeles. Bethesda, MD

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2015-02-13 13:42:10

Puerto Rican lawmakers are considering a controversial new bill that would fine parents of obese children $800 for failing to keep their youngsters fit and healthy.

2015-02-12 16:30:01

The Obesity Society & The Obesity Action Coalition say the proposed bill is misguided and ignores the core scientific understanding of obesity as a disease SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb.

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2015-01-28 11:00:06

Scientists have found that consumption of sugary drinks in pre-pubescent girls causes them to get their period faster.

2015-01-15 12:28:12

Building Healthy Communities emphasizes physical activity and healthy eating in schools DETROIT, Jan.

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2014-12-30 20:06:42

Researchers studying the connection between genetics and obesity may have to consider one more factor: when a person was born.

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2014-12-23 20:08:53

It may not come as a surprise to some of us, but it is a wakeup call nonetheless: children’s academic performance appears to be significantly affected by their diet, a recent study has found.


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  • A bereavement by loss of parents or children; the state of being orbate; orbation.
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