Overweight Kids Health News

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Preventing Childhood Obesity

Can parent training programs help prevent childhood obesity?

8/7/2018
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BMI and Heart Health in Young Adults

Being overweight as a teen or young adult can cause changes in heart structure

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Childhood Obesity Epidemic Continues?

Obesity in children 2 to 19 is not declining, new study finds.

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Childhood Obesity Rises 10-Fold Worldwide Over 4 Decades

United States is 15th out of 200 countries studied

9/27/2017
High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy May Boost Child's Obesity Risk

Even high readings in the last trimester linked to greater odds, study found

9/19/2017
Obesity Rates Have Stopped Rising for Young Americans

But progress is fragile and rates still too high, report authors say

8/31/2017
Brain Scans Offer Clues to Why Some Teens Pile on Pounds

Imaging showed less activity in the areas responsible for reining in impulses

7/24/2017
Obesity in Teen Years Tied to Colon Cancer Risk in Adulthood

Concerns are growing about weight's impact on development of chronic disease, researchers say

7/10/2017
Sugary Drinks in Pregnancy Tied to Heavier Kids Later

2 or more sweet drinks a day in second trimester linked to an extra 2 pounds in 8-year-olds

6/13/2017
Flu Shot Falls Short More Often for Obese People: Study

Immune cells that guard against the virus don't function properly, researchers say

6/12/2017
2 Billion Worldwide Are Obese or Overweight

Study shows it's not only an American problem, but an international health crisis

6/8/2017
Fat Shaming Among Children

Overweight children have fewer friends and more frenemies, according to new study.

6/7/2017
Overweight Kids Pay a Heavy Social Price

They tend to have fewer friends, which can lead to depression and other emotional problems, researchers say

5/30/2017
Preschoolers Who Know Snack-Food Brands on Road to Obesity?

An unhealthy diet may be why they can ID these logos, researchers suggest

5/25/2017
Teasing Teens About Weight May Do Lasting Harm

They're more likely to be obese and struggle with emotional eating as adults, research finds

5/22/2017
No Fruit Juice Before Age 1, Pediatricians Say

Plus, they support limits for older kids and doing away with sippy cups for toddlers