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OMA announces availability of updated Pediatric Obesity Algorithm

OMA announces availability of updated Pediatric Obesity Algorithm

Microstructural brain differences linked to waist circumference and BMI in children

Microstructural brain differences linked to waist circumference and BMI in children

Lack of considerations in cumulative effect of food chemicals could have contributed to increased chronic diseases

Lack of considerations in cumulative effect of food chemicals could have contributed to increased chronic diseases

More than half of American children lack cardiorespiratory fitness

More than half of American children lack cardiorespiratory fitness

School's food offerings and physical activity environment associated with lower BMI for students

School's food offerings and physical activity environment associated with lower BMI for students

New study comprehensively profiles environmental factors linked to childhood obesity

New study comprehensively profiles environmental factors linked to childhood obesity

Obesity and COVID-19: Cause or effect?

Obesity and COVID-19: Cause or effect?

Air pollution, smoking and built environment may play a role in childhood obesity

Air pollution, smoking and built environment may play a role in childhood obesity

COVID-19 lockdowns negatively impact lifestyle behaviors in children with obesity

COVID-19 lockdowns negatively impact lifestyle behaviors in children with obesity

Stricter advertising regulations needed to prevent, reduce childhood obesity

Stricter advertising regulations needed to prevent, reduce childhood obesity

Early life antibiotic exposure linked to increased risk of childhood obesity

Early life antibiotic exposure linked to increased risk of childhood obesity

Transition to virtual care during COVID-19 does not limit glycemic outcomes of diabetes inpatients

Transition to virtual care during COVID-19 does not limit glycemic outcomes of diabetes inpatients

Telehealth during COVID-19 could help avoid admissions for diabetic ketoacidosis

Telehealth during COVID-19 could help avoid admissions for diabetic ketoacidosis

Eating healthy as a child reduces risk of obesity and heart disease later in life

Eating healthy as a child reduces risk of obesity and heart disease later in life

The oocytes of obese women have lower concentrations of omega-3 fatty acids

The oocytes of obese women have lower concentrations of omega-3 fatty acids

New book provides the latest updates on obesity research

New book provides the latest updates on obesity research

A protein discovery could pave way to better treatments for obesity

A protein discovery could pave way to better treatments for obesity

Media literacy can have a positive impact on kids' nutrition, family relationships

Media literacy can have a positive impact on kids' nutrition, family relationships

Study: Early changes in microbiome development can impact health and disease later in life

Study: Early changes in microbiome development can impact health and disease later in life

Risks and benefits of separating infants from COVID-19-positive mothers

Risks and benefits of separating infants from COVID-19-positive mothers