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2014-05-09 19:50:19

A new study from the University of Houston Department of Health and Human Performance (HHP) finds childhood poverty reaches into the lives of white, Hispanic and African-American young adult women, contributing to their propensity to be overweight and obese.

2014-05-08 09:04:44

Parents, forget the comfort food!

2014-05-07 09:48:35

Being obese at age 25 increases risk for serious weight problems over 35 years of age.

2014-05-07 09:41:57

The home is an important microenvironment in models of obesity and can trigger behaviors both positively and negatively associated with weight status.

2014-05-02 23:00:32

The nonprofit Children’s Obesity Fund is pleased to fund scholarships for 10 at-risk teen girls to participate in fitsmi online weight management coaching.

2014-04-29 08:34:54

-- Doctors Can Help Patients Set Personal Weight Loss Goals: It's Not a One Size Fits All Approach -- WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc.

Fat Shaming Leads To Obesity
2014-04-29 07:24:15

A new study led by the University of California Los Angeles found that girls who are fat shamed by someone they trust — told they are too fat by a parent, sibling, friend, classmate or teacher — are more likely to be obese by age 19.

2014-04-18 23:00:43

The non-profit Children’s Obesity Fund, cofounded by the Omidi brothers, is donating funds to the Obesity Prevention Center for Children and Youth, a highly effective organization that offers

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,

2014-04-14 16:26:01

OAKLAND, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaining either too much or too little weight during pregnancy appears to increase the risk of having an overweight or obese child, according to a Kaiser


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