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Newer supermarkets in New York City's poorest neighborhoods linked to decrease in childhood obesity

Newer supermarkets in New York City's poorest neighborhoods linked to decrease in childhood obesity

Obesity increased among children, teens from low-income families during early pandemic months

Obesity increased among children, teens from low-income families during early pandemic months

Children without diapers do not get quality sleep, study says

Children without diapers do not get quality sleep, study says

British children's sugar intake exceeds current public health recommendations

British children's sugar intake exceeds current public health recommendations

Maternal exercise during pregnancy improves metabolic health of offspring, shows study

Maternal exercise during pregnancy improves metabolic health of offspring, shows study

Bariatric surgery is just as effective for younger adolescents with obesity as for older kids

Bariatric surgery is just as effective for younger adolescents with obesity as for older kids

National Obesity Strategy 2022-2032 lacks clear direction, says expert

National Obesity Strategy 2022-2032 lacks clear direction, says expert

Causality of associations between maternal BMI and child adiposity

Causality of associations between maternal BMI and child adiposity

Newly developed risk scores can help identify childhood obesity risk

Newly developed risk scores can help identify childhood obesity risk

Mother’s unhealthy diet before pregnancy could increase risk of obesity for their children

Mother’s unhealthy diet before pregnancy could increase risk of obesity for their children

Intervention to help parents prevent obesity in firstborn children benefits siblings

Intervention to help parents prevent obesity in firstborn children benefits siblings

Parenting intervention for first-born children influences the weight of second-born sibling

Parenting intervention for first-born children influences the weight of second-born sibling

Development of school-based wellness initiative for tackling childhood obesity

Development of school-based wellness initiative for tackling childhood obesity

Researchers developing an online tool kit to prevent childhood obesity

Researchers developing an online tool kit to prevent childhood obesity

Early weight loss may protect future fertility of young boys with obesity

Early weight loss may protect future fertility of young boys with obesity

Poll: One in five children ate fast food more often since the pandemic

Poll: One in five children ate fast food more often since the pandemic

Study explores empowerment approach to reduce childhood obesity in Australia

Study explores empowerment approach to reduce childhood obesity in Australia

Asthmatic children who are overweight or obese less likely to respond to inhaled steroids

Asthmatic children who are overweight or obese less likely to respond to inhaled steroids

Healthier supermarket layout prompts customers to make healthy food purchases

Healthier supermarket layout prompts customers to make healthy food purchases

Study finds highest BMI for kids in Midwest and lowest in the West

Study finds highest BMI for kids in Midwest and lowest in the West