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TfL advertising policy restricting the advertisement of junk foods could save lives and NHS money

TfL advertising policy restricting the advertisement of junk foods could save lives and NHS money

PFAS exposure harms people's health and undermines America's economy

PFAS exposure harms people's health and undermines America's economy

Infant formula marketing directly affects breastfeeding rates

Infant formula marketing directly affects breastfeeding rates

Lipids in breastmilk may protect against metabolic disease later in life

Lipids in breastmilk may protect against metabolic disease later in life

New digital tool provides effective support for the treatment of pediatric obesity

New digital tool provides effective support for the treatment of pediatric obesity

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

Childhood obesity more likely to be influenced by lifestyle factors than mother's BMI

Childhood obesity more likely to be influenced by lifestyle factors than mother's BMI

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