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Could summer holidays have an adverse impact on kids’ health?

Could summer holidays have an adverse impact on kids’ health?

Study examines foods served within faith community settings related to child health

Study examines foods served within faith community settings related to child health

Regular co-use of pain and sleep medications may increase risk of frailty in older adults

Regular co-use of pain and sleep medications may increase risk of frailty in older adults

Study finds children become less active as they move through primary school

Study finds children become less active as they move through primary school

Cardiac-specific biomarkers may help predict CVD risk factors early

Cardiac-specific biomarkers may help predict CVD risk factors early

Impaired liver function during pregnancy can lead to impaired metabolism and weight gain

Impaired liver function during pregnancy can lead to impaired metabolism and weight gain

Study highlights importance of public health efforts to reduce maternal obesity

Study highlights importance of public health efforts to reduce maternal obesity

Mother-infant free-play interactions have positive effect on child's obesity risk trajectories

Mother-infant free-play interactions have positive effect on child's obesity risk trajectories

Proximity to junk food sources can impact kid’s chances of becoming obese

Proximity to junk food sources can impact kid’s chances of becoming obese

Bariatric surgery is safe and beneficial for teenagers with morbid obesity

Bariatric surgery is safe and beneficial for teenagers with morbid obesity

Penn State physician offers insight into the methods of intermittent fasting

Penn State physician offers insight into the methods of intermittent fasting

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