Childhood obesity is often looked upon as a form of child abuse, according to the Dr. Oz show. Unfortunately, childhood obesity is at an all time high and many parents are not sure how to handle the situation. To make...
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Terming the double-barreled menace of diabetes and obesity, as ‘diabesity’, president of the Advancing Research in Obesity, Maharashtra Chapter, Jayasshree Todkar while speaking at a conference organised by the Indian Academy of Paediatrics, Aurangabad on ‘Childhood Obesity’ held here at Masicon Hall, MGM Hospital, on Sunday, said, “Childhood obesity is a huge epidemic.”
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One study published back on September 20, 2010 on the online version of the journal, Pediatrics pointed to an infectious origin for childhood obesity, particularly adenovirus 36. Can that specific virus be the cause of childhood obesity in some...
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The choice to nurse a baby has serious implications, starting in the first precious hour. Babies fed breast milk will have a healthier immune system. And they will be less likely to have a childhood marked by obesity and illness.
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Unhealthy food environments and sedentary lifestyles certainly contribute to obesity, but they can't entirely explain weight gain. The latest research points to four new genes that could contribute to the most extreme cases of obesity in childhood
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The prevalence of childhood obesity in New Mexico appears to be leveling off, but state health offic ...
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POMONA -- Although some may say the nation's obesity problem is beginning to show signs of improvement, an expert on the prevention of childhood obesity told more than 100 current and future health care professionals at Western University of Health Sciences that there is much work to do.
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WASHINGTON — First lady Michelle Obama is highlighting Mississippi's progress toward reducing childhood obesity.At an appearance Wednesday to celebrate the third anniversary of her own effort against childhood obesity, the first lady said Mississippi is inspiring other states and communities across the country.She is citing new research showing a more than 13 percent decline...
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U.S. companies and other groups that have made attempts to reverse the nation's rising childhood obesity rate are starting to see results as more American kids exercise and have better access to healthy foods
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Ohio health officials have announced a new $1 million initiative to fight childhood obesity.
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