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USDA announces $11 million funding for research projects that mitigate antimicrobial resistance

USDA announces $11 million funding for research projects that mitigate antimicrobial resistance

Researchers develop way to adjust BMI values for children of different ethnicities

Researchers develop way to adjust BMI values for children of different ethnicities

Smartphones can help parents, caregivers to improve health outcomes for kids, research shows

Smartphones can help parents, caregivers to improve health outcomes for kids, research shows

Study shows how ‘secondhand sugar’ can pass from mother to infant through breast milk

Study shows how ‘secondhand sugar’ can pass from mother to infant through breast milk

Team effort at school and home could help reduce childhood obesity rates

Team effort at school and home could help reduce childhood obesity rates

Excess lipoproteins, fatty acids may be linked to chronic kidney stones in children

Excess lipoproteins, fatty acids may be linked to chronic kidney stones in children

Teacher’s interaction may be cause of lower academic performance among obese female students

Teacher’s interaction may be cause of lower academic performance among obese female students

Exposure to heightened air pollution increases risk of Type 2 diabetes in obese Latino children

Exposure to heightened air pollution increases risk of Type 2 diabetes in obese Latino children

Children’s BMI development and weight curve can be predicted at age one and five, research shows

Children’s BMI development and weight curve can be predicted at age one and five, research shows

Childhood asthma may increase obesity risk, study finds

Childhood asthma may increase obesity risk, study finds

Childhood obesity starts in the womb?

Childhood obesity starts in the womb?

Researcher uncovers secret life of Dab2 protein

Researcher uncovers secret life of Dab2 protein

Study finds link between physical activity of parents and preschoolers from low-income families

Study finds link between physical activity of parents and preschoolers from low-income families

Overweight, obese children at increased risk of developing surgical site infectios, study shows

Overweight, obese children at increased risk of developing surgical site infectios, study shows

Study estimates health benefits of UK soft drinks industry levy

Study estimates health benefits of UK soft drinks industry levy

High adolescent BMI could impact cognitive function in midlife

High adolescent BMI could impact cognitive function in midlife

Many U.S. children do not receive evidence-based care for obesity despite USPSTF recommendations

Many U.S. children do not receive evidence-based care for obesity despite USPSTF recommendations

Kids' restaurant menus exceed calorie counts recommended by nutrition experts, study finds

Kids' restaurant menus exceed calorie counts recommended by nutrition experts, study finds

New study shows link between metabolic syndrome and cognitive abilities in U.S. adolescents

New study shows link between metabolic syndrome and cognitive abilities in U.S. adolescents

Brident Dental provides tips to help keep mouth and gums healthy during festive season

Brident Dental provides tips to help keep mouth and gums healthy during festive season