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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

Report reveals rising rates of diabetes among youth in the United States

Report reveals rising rates of diabetes among youth in the United States

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