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2014-08-12 12:35:28

Childhood obesity remains the top health concern for children in 2014, but when asked about national concerns, adults put school violence and gun-related injuries in the top 10.

2014-08-11 12:27:22

Childhood obesity still at the top in annual top 10 list of childhood health concerns, according to U-M's National Poll on Children's Health ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug.

2014-07-30 16:28:44

--Aramark Invests $750,000 in "Home Plate" 3-Year Research Study-- PHILADELPHIA, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Aramark,

2014-07-29 08:28:10

Backed by $5.8 million in Series A funding from Signia, Data Collective, Promus and Bessemer, along with angels including Susan Wojcicki, Kurbo adapts Stanford's renowned pediatric obesity program

2014-07-28 12:27:48

School applications will be accepted through August 20 LANSING, Mich., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is pleased to announce that beginning today

2014-07-25 04:21:43

A new study has found that grief before and/or during pregnancy may trigger obesity in children in adulthood. Dr.

2014-07-24 12:27:39

DANVILLE, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A parent's bariatric surgery could be an opportunity to break the cycle of obesity in an overweight son - body mass index (BMI)

eat your peas - they're good for you
2014-07-23 03:45:18

At some point, most kids will hear that drinking milk helps make their bones strong or that fish is food for the brain. But do these messages foster the idea that if something is good for us, it must surely taste bad?

2014-07-23 08:30:17

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Essentialis announced today the receipt of a grant from the Foundation for Prader-Willi Research (FPWR) to support clinical study PC025, which

childhood obesity
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.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.