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Poor sleep in children linked to development of diabetes later in life

Poor sleep in children linked to development of diabetes later in life

Sugar reduction can lead to improvement in health of overweight children and adults

Sugar reduction can lead to improvement in health of overweight children and adults

Researchers identify gaps in management of children with obstructive sleep-disordered breathing

Researchers identify gaps in management of children with obstructive sleep-disordered breathing

Unitedhealthcare IRONKIDS Ohio Fun Run encourages children to lead active lives

Unitedhealthcare IRONKIDS Ohio Fun Run encourages children to lead active lives

High birthweight babies have increased risk for childhood obesity

High birthweight babies have increased risk for childhood obesity

Researchers aim to examine respiratory effects of body weight in preteens

Researchers aim to examine respiratory effects of body weight in preteens

New study shows strong link between childhood obesity and hip diseases

New study shows strong link between childhood obesity and hip diseases

Community-wide intervention reduces obesity risk factors in preschoolers from low-income families

Community-wide intervention reduces obesity risk factors in preschoolers from low-income families

Studies show power of multi-level approaches to prevent childhood obesity in low-income communities

Studies show power of multi-level approaches to prevent childhood obesity in low-income communities

Large-scale community initiative holds promise to combat childhood obesity

Large-scale community initiative holds promise to combat childhood obesity

Fathers' increased involvement with caregiving linked to decreased odds of childhood obesity

Fathers' increased involvement with caregiving linked to decreased odds of childhood obesity

Researchers find link between lutein levels in the eye and cognition, achievement in childhood

Researchers find link between lutein levels in the eye and cognition, achievement in childhood

Study explores factors, patterns that predict use of restrictive feeding for children

Study explores factors, patterns that predict use of restrictive feeding for children

Being overweight or obese during pregnancy increases risk of birth defects, study finds

Being overweight or obese during pregnancy increases risk of birth defects, study finds

Obesity and overweight epidemic – A study from 195 countries over quarter of a century

Obesity and overweight epidemic – A study from 195 countries over quarter of a century

Prebiotics may be new weapon in the fight against childhood obesity

Prebiotics may be new weapon in the fight against childhood obesity

Maternal consumption of artificially sweetened beverages during pregnancy linked to obesity in children

Maternal consumption of artificially sweetened beverages during pregnancy linked to obesity in children

Room sharing between babies and mothers linked to less sleep, unsafe sleeping practices

Room sharing between babies and mothers linked to less sleep, unsafe sleeping practices

Study finds parent-based obesity treatment without their children could be used to tackle childhood obesity

Study finds parent-based obesity treatment without their children could be used to tackle childhood obesity

Obesity in childhood has lasting health effects on the body

Obesity in childhood has lasting health effects on the body