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Leading children's hospitals to use multi-year federal grant to scale up genomics research collaboration

Leading children's hospitals to use multi-year federal grant to scale up genomics research collaboration

Study reveals factors that predict obesity by adolescence

Study reveals factors that predict obesity by adolescence

Snacking could be banned on local transport in a bid to curb childhood obesity

Snacking could be banned on local transport in a bid to curb childhood obesity

UK Chief Medical Officer calls for tough action to tackle childhood obesity

UK Chief Medical Officer calls for tough action to tackle childhood obesity

Adult severe obesity risk rates vary by sex, race and other childhood factors

Adult severe obesity risk rates vary by sex, race and other childhood factors

Home visit treatment program may help tackle childhood obesity

Home visit treatment program may help tackle childhood obesity

Study: Gut bacteria play key role in childhood obesity

Study: Gut bacteria play key role in childhood obesity

Doctors calls for stricter policies on unhealthy food advertisements aimed at kids

Doctors calls for stricter policies on unhealthy food advertisements aimed at kids

Chicago adults identify top 10 health problems for children and adolescents in the city

Chicago adults identify top 10 health problems for children and adolescents in the city

WSU researcher to study impact of outdoor preschools on children's health outcomes

WSU researcher to study impact of outdoor preschools on children's health outcomes

Overweight adolescents actually eat less when exposed to stressful events

Overweight adolescents actually eat less when exposed to stressful events

Study finds genetic links to childhood obesity across different ethnicities

Study finds genetic links to childhood obesity across different ethnicities

Heavy screen time associated with overweight, abdominal obesity among children

Heavy screen time associated with overweight, abdominal obesity among children

Study reveals effect of Mediterranean-style diet on pregnancy outcomes

Study reveals effect of Mediterranean-style diet on pregnancy outcomes

Teenagers who skip breakfast more likely to become obese

Teenagers who skip breakfast more likely to become obese

Guidelines to help children develop healthy habits early in life

Guidelines to help children develop healthy habits early in life

Novel program in England's third largest city helps reduce childhood obesity

Novel program in England's third largest city helps reduce childhood obesity

New anti-obesity drug trial set to launch at Alberta Diabetes Institute

New anti-obesity drug trial set to launch at Alberta Diabetes Institute

Cancer Research UK urges Government action to tackle obesity

Cancer Research UK urges Government action to tackle obesity

Promising strategies to control bad food choices

Promising strategies to control bad food choices