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New project identifies effective community-based strategies to prevent childhood obesity

New project identifies effective community-based strategies to prevent childhood obesity

Fathers rarely participate in family-based interventions to prevent childhood obesity

Fathers rarely participate in family-based interventions to prevent childhood obesity

Social barriers may prevent weight loss in obese children

Social barriers may prevent weight loss in obese children

Obesity may have negative impact on liver health in children as young as 8 years old

Obesity may have negative impact on liver health in children as young as 8 years old

Infrastructure designed to encourage walking can help reduce childhood obesity

Infrastructure designed to encourage walking can help reduce childhood obesity

New analysis describes how childhood obesity 'pandemic' promotes cancer

New analysis describes how childhood obesity 'pandemic' promotes cancer

Breastfeeding mothers who overeat may increase risk of health problems in offspring

Breastfeeding mothers who overeat may increase risk of health problems in offspring

Obesity among kids still high finds new survey report

Obesity among kids still high finds new survey report

New analysis shows upward trend in childhood obesity

New analysis shows upward trend in childhood obesity

C-sections and gut bacteria linked to childhood obesity risk

C-sections and gut bacteria linked to childhood obesity risk

Brain's quality control process holds clues to obesity's roots

Brain's quality control process holds clues to obesity's roots

Vitamin D supplementation during pregnancy could protect against childhood obesity

Vitamin D supplementation during pregnancy could protect against childhood obesity

Intermountain Medical Center launches rooming-in program to support bonding between mothers and newborns

Intermountain Medical Center launches rooming-in program to support bonding between mothers and newborns

Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy could result in birth of obese children

Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy could result in birth of obese children

Discovery may offer new therapeutic approach for kids with Prader-Willi syndrome

Discovery may offer new therapeutic approach for kids with Prader-Willi syndrome

Poor sleep quality may affect children’s weight and eating habits

Poor sleep quality may affect children’s weight and eating habits

Powerful anti-oxidant can stop progression of fatty liver disease in young mice

Powerful anti-oxidant can stop progression of fatty liver disease in young mice

ABM publishes new guidelines on informal breast milk sharing for healthy term infants

ABM publishes new guidelines on informal breast milk sharing for healthy term infants

Mothers of obese kids more likely use direct statements to restrict child's eating

Mothers of obese kids more likely use direct statements to restrict child's eating

Smoke shops may be potential ‘nuisance properties’ in urban communities of color

Smoke shops may be potential ‘nuisance properties’ in urban communities of color