Latest Childhood obesity Stories
A new study examines how BMI may not be enough to identify whether or not a child is obese. Prominent Staten Island Pediatrician Dr.
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.
Having obese brothers and sisters is more revealing indicator of child obesity than having obese parents.
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
Childhood obesity is a grave epidemic in the U.S. and around the world. Dr.
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.
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
Childhood obesity, mental health and infant mortality are the top pediatric health concerns according to the findings of the
With the increase in childhood obesity and the associated increase in type 2 diabetes among children and adolescents, there is growing interest in how children's bodies process the foods they eat and how obesity and diabetes begin to develop at early ages.
NEW YORK, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Its official--Americans are the fattest people in the world.
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