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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

Modifiable risk factors in the first 1000 days of life predict higher adiposity and cardiometabolic risk

Modifiable risk factors in the first 1000 days of life predict higher adiposity and cardiometabolic risk

Home-visiting intervention puts Native American infants on a healthier growth trajectory

Home-visiting intervention puts Native American infants on a healthier growth trajectory

Channel 7 grants fund new projects focusing on care for homeless children

Channel 7 grants fund new projects focusing on care for homeless children

Researchers analyze racial disparities in access to bariatric surgery

Researchers analyze racial disparities in access to bariatric surgery

Early life exposure to air pollution may increase children's body mass index

Early life exposure to air pollution may increase children's body mass index

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