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Study finds clear association between hemoglobin levels and key cardiovascular traits

Study finds clear association between hemoglobin levels and key cardiovascular traits

Urban environment with high levels of air pollution associated with childhood obesity risk

Urban environment with high levels of air pollution associated with childhood obesity risk

Study examines link between children's temperament and eating behaviors, obesity

Study examines link between children's temperament and eating behaviors, obesity

Developing precision, community-based approaches to reduce obesity among Latino children

Developing precision, community-based approaches to reduce obesity among Latino children

Researchers find brain alterations in obese children

Researchers find brain alterations in obese children

Researchers receive $5 million NIH grant to reduce childhood obesity disparities

Researchers receive $5 million NIH grant to reduce childhood obesity disparities

Girls more likely to develop metabolic alterations associated with obesity than boys

Girls more likely to develop metabolic alterations associated with obesity than boys

Meal premiums in child-directed fast-food TV advertisements work against obesity prevention efforts

Meal premiums in child-directed fast-food TV advertisements work against obesity prevention efforts

Cardiovascular risk factors accumulated from childhood linked to poorer brain function at midlife

Cardiovascular risk factors accumulated from childhood linked to poorer brain function at midlife

Virtual avatar-based coaching can prevent childhood obesity

Virtual avatar-based coaching can prevent childhood obesity

Regular screening and early intervention needed to prevent pediatric diabetes

Regular screening and early intervention needed to prevent pediatric diabetes

Eating low-quality diet during pregnancy is linked to late-childhood obesity

Eating low-quality diet during pregnancy is linked to late-childhood obesity

Study: Majority of breakfast products marketed for children contain more sugar

Study: Majority of breakfast products marketed for children contain more sugar

Playing sport during COVID-19 pandemic eased anxiety and depression for students

Playing sport during COVID-19 pandemic eased anxiety and depression for students

School gardens may get children to eat more vegetables

School gardens may get children to eat more vegetables

Researchers identify seven criteria to tackle obesity problem in the UK

Researchers identify seven criteria to tackle obesity problem in the UK

Study offers new insight into the global obesity epidemic

Study offers new insight into the global obesity epidemic

Scientists publish guidelines for conversing with children about overweight, obesity

Scientists publish guidelines for conversing with children about overweight, obesity

Lipid metabolite in human breast milk can benefit the offspring in early postnatal period

Lipid metabolite in human breast milk can benefit the offspring in early postnatal period

‘Artificial Pancreas Dashboard' can help standardize hybrid closed-loop reporting

‘Artificial Pancreas Dashboard' can help standardize hybrid closed-loop reporting