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2014-07-22 05:22:16

The percentage of American children diagnosed with obesity as a result of their waistline size appears to be holding steady, according to new research published online Monday in the American Academy of Pediatrics journal Pediatrics.

2014-07-17 12:30:21

BALTIMORE, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clinicians in the groundbreaking Weigh Smart® program at Mt.

2014-07-16 04:21:33

A new study examines how BMI may not be enough to identify whether or not a child is obese. Prominent Staten Island Pediatrician Dr.

2014-07-11 14:25:15

Childhood obesity is one of the top public health concerns in the United States, with 32 percent of youths aged 2-19 classified as obese as of 2012.

2014-07-08 14:32:06

Having obese brothers and sisters is more revealing indicator of child obesity than having obese parents.

2014-07-07 16:23:51

Effort to combat childhood obesity epidemic starts with the patient and family, physician and community PHOENIX, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The mental, physical and financial impact

2014-07-05 04:20:47

Childhood obesity is a grave epidemic in the U.S. and around the world. Dr.

brand recognition and childhood obesity
2014-06-28 05:28:44

New research has found that the more familiar a child was with logos and other images associated with fast food restaurants, sodas and other unhealthy snack option brands, the more likely the child was to be overweight or obese.

2014-06-24 23:11:00

There were 2.1 billion people obese or overweight in 2013, accounting for one-third of the entire world’s population, according to The Lancet’s ‘Global, regional, and national prevalence

2014-06-20 23:01:53

Childhood obesity, mental health and infant mortality are the top pediatric health concerns according to the findings of the


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  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
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