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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.
Parents, forget the comfort food!
Being obese at age 25 increases risk for serious weight problems over 35 years of age.
The home is an important microenvironment in models of obesity and can trigger behaviors both positively and negatively associated with weight status.
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.
-- 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.
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.
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
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,
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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