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Latest Childhood obesity Stories

Junk Food Hazards Of Youth Baseball
2014-04-25 09:13:12

'Take me out to the ballgame' doesn't exactly conjure up images of apple slices and kale chips. The more likely culprits include French fries, soda and the occasional box of Crackerjacks.

2014-04-24 23:01:36

The Children’s Obesity Fund is pleased to support GardenWorks for Kids and its family hike of the Indian Hill Trail in Twin Peaks on Saturday, April 26.

2014-04-24 12:24:18

The influence of genetic factors on differences between children's Body Mass Index (BMI) increases from 43% at age 4 to 82% at age 10.

2014-04-23 23:01:38

Children’s Obesity Fund, cofounded by brothers Julian Omidi and Dr.

2014-04-18 11:27:46

Weight gain in children after they have their tonsils removed (adenotonsillectomy) occurs primarily in children who are smaller and younger at the time of the surgery, and weight gain was not linked with increased rates of obesity.

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.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.