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Molecule metabolite variations in breast milk may hold risk factors for childhood obesity

Molecule metabolite variations in breast milk may hold risk factors for childhood obesity

Plain facts about health risks of sugary drinks may offer new strategy to reduce childhood obesity

Plain facts about health risks of sugary drinks may offer new strategy to reduce childhood obesity

Study compares use of breast milk to formula in children who underwent bone marrow transplant

Study compares use of breast milk to formula in children who underwent bone marrow transplant

Household dust may be contributing to childhood obesity epidemic

Household dust may be contributing to childhood obesity epidemic

Sugary drinks may soon face stricter restrictions

Sugary drinks may soon face stricter restrictions

People who buy more promotional items have increased chance of being obese

People who buy more promotional items have increased chance of being obese

Boys with obesity enter puberty at earlier age, shows study

Boys with obesity enter puberty at earlier age, shows study

Mild sleep apnea during pregnancy changes sugar levels and may affect infant growth patterns

Mild sleep apnea during pregnancy changes sugar levels and may affect infant growth patterns

Food pantry clients more likely to make healthy choices when meal kits and recipe tastings are available

Food pantry clients more likely to make healthy choices when meal kits and recipe tastings are available

Single working mothers are being blamed for childhood obesity

Single working mothers are being blamed for childhood obesity

Chilean food regulations are changing food perceptions and purchasing habits, study suggests

Chilean food regulations are changing food perceptions and purchasing habits, study suggests

Study finds early home and family factors linked to development of obesity

Study finds early home and family factors linked to development of obesity

Watching TV more strongly linked to obesity in children, finds study

Watching TV more strongly linked to obesity in children, finds study

Study finds high rates of weight-based bullying among LBGTQ teens

Study finds high rates of weight-based bullying among LBGTQ teens

Programs to reduce childhood obesity must include all family members, suggests study

Programs to reduce childhood obesity must include all family members, suggests study

Study finds need for early childhood obesity prevention interventions

Study finds need for early childhood obesity prevention interventions

Scientists pinpoint a set of molecules that wire the body weight center of the brain

Scientists pinpoint a set of molecules that wire the body weight center of the brain

Obesity risk factors may differ for Hispanic and non-Hispanic white children

Obesity risk factors may differ for Hispanic and non-Hispanic white children

Measures of biochemical hypoglycemia linked to high risk of severe hypoglycemic events

Measures of biochemical hypoglycemia linked to high risk of severe hypoglycemic events

In-school nutrition programs among students limit increases in BMI, finds study

In-school nutrition programs among students limit increases in BMI, finds study