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Childhood Obesity in the United States by Poh Tin Tan Posted Wed 09 Mar 2011 11:47pm From Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report CDC Grand Rounds: J Bell, MPA; VW Rogers, MD; WH Dietz, MD, PhD; CL Ogden, PhD; C Schuler, PhD; T Popovic, MD, PhD; Abstract and Introduction The Magnitude of the Problem In the United States, childhood obesity affects approximately 12.5 million children and teens (17% of that population). Cha ... Read on »
Sharing Solutions for Childhood Obesity by Environmental Health Posted Sun 31 Jul 2005 9:00pm Sharing Solutions for Childhood Obesity Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Jump to Ernie Hood Citatio ... Read on »
Selling Sickness in the Lobby, Fast Food in Hospitals by Jeffrey Dach MD by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor Posted Wed 27 Jan 2010 6:05am Selling Sickness in the Lobby, Fast Food in Hospitals by Jeffrey Dach MD According to Dr Peter Cram's JAMA report, about 40% of hospitals have a fast food franchise in the lobby.  You might consider this an outrage, while the hospital considers it business as usual. ... Read on »
Fighting Obesity Through the Built Environment by Environmental Health Posted Sat 31 Jul 2004 9:00pm Fighting Obesity Through the Built Environment Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Jump to Julie Wakefield ... Read on »
Support my non-profit that combats childhood obesity in DC! by Brenda Coffee Health Maven Posted Thu 05 Nov 2009 12:00am Posted on November 5, 2009. Filed under: Kids Fitness & Wellness | Holton-Arms is hosting Run for Wellness, a 5K run and 1 mile fun run/walk event on Sunday, November 15th at 9:00 AM. Proceeds will benefit the Holton-Arms School and the Infinity Wellness Foundation, a DC nonprofit that works to bring inno ... Read on »
7 Reasons Kids are Fat and 7 Simple Ways to Fight back by Barbara Ficarra Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Tue 30 Mar 2010 9:36am Guest Blog by Carol Torgan, Ph.D., FACSM Overweight Child School bus stops, food courts, video arcades – everywhere we look we see evidence of the often repeated stat that nearly one in three U.S. children and adolescents aged 2 through 19 years are overweight or obese. In a recent briefing on childhood obesity held in Washingt ... Read on »
Health Headlines - February 10 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Tue 09 Feb 2010 9:01pm First Double Hand Transplant Patient Out of Hospital A man who received the first double hand transplant in the United States was released from the hospital Monday after doctors treated a rash that indicated the patient might be rejecting the new hands. Jeff Kepner, 58, received his new hands at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center ... Read on »
MANAGEMENT OF CHILDHOOD OBESITY--OFFICE-BASED MANAGEMENT OF CHILDHOOD OBESITY/OVERWEIGHT by charakadas Patient Expert Posted Fri 08 May 2009 11:36pm   Prevention and treatment of childhood overweight should be part of the anticipatory guidance provided during routine health supervision visits, particularly in families with children at risk for overweight. Calculating and plotting the BMI yearly will identify children experiencing rapid weight gain or early adiposity rebound. Anticipatory gui ... Read on »
Obesity In America, Child Obesity Statistics, Childhood Obesity by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 11 Nov 2012 4:50pm A great video showing obesity statistics from Brian Verigin . There is an obesity epidemic in America and this includes child obesity and childhood obesity. The obesity in America is shown by child obesity statistics. We all have a challenge to fight obesity in America. Read on »
Healthy Schools Summit Report by Connie Bennett Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 18 Dec 2008 8:14pm This just in from PR Newswire. I quote verbatim from the first half of the press release, which is titled, "Childhood Obesity: A Serious Challenge That Demands Serious Response, Frist Tells Healthy Schools Summit 2005 --New School Wellness Policy Requirements Can Transform School Health, Sen. Harkin Says." "WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire ... Read on »