Can parent training programs help prevent childhood obesity?
Being overweight as a teen or young adult can cause changes in heart structure
Obesity in children 2 to 19 is not declining, new study finds.
United States is 15th out of 200 countries studied
Even high readings in the last trimester linked to greater odds, study found
But progress is fragile and rates still too high, report authors say
Imaging showed less activity in the areas responsible for reining in impulses
Concerns are growing about weight's impact on development of chronic disease, researchers say
2 or more sweet drinks a day in second trimester linked to an extra 2 pounds in 8-year-olds
Immune cells that guard against the virus don't function properly, researchers say
Study shows it's not only an American problem, but an international health crisis
Overweight children have fewer friends and more frenemies, according to new study.
They tend to have fewer friends, which can lead to depression and other emotional problems, researchers say
An unhealthy diet may be why they can ID these logos, researchers suggest
They're more likely to be obese and struggle with emotional eating as adults, research finds
Plus, they support limits for older kids and doing away with sippy cups for toddlers
About 415 million people worldwide have the disease, which is costly to treat but can be prevented
Calming kids with food can start a vicious, fattening cycle, study says
Philadelphia example shows that revenue generation can be more convincing to lawmakers
Study finds 3-plus hours each day linked to increased body fat and insulin resistance
High humidity in indoor pools can also help keep airways open and prevent attacks, doctor says
Connection is likely in the genes, researchers say
Wound infections more common for overweight or obese patients, study says
Too much screen time can lead to weight problems in adolescents, new study finds.
Study suggests passage through birth canal confers protective gut bacteria to newborns
Children from kindergarten through second grade put on weight when school's out, study found
Addressing problem behaviors with food or TV may combat excess weight, researchers suggest