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Dads' Parenting Style Influences Childhood Obesity Fathers' parenting styles have a major influence on children's weight, says an Australian study that looked at almost 5,000 children, ages 4-5, and their parents. The researchers found that fathers w ...
May 09 2007 9:49am
Springhill Group: Treat Childhood Obesity  from springhill group medical You may find fat kids cutie ones but they may be starting to suffer from obesity.   Obesity is a serious medical condition that often leads to serious diseases.   C ...
Dec 17 2012 7:04am
TV Ads Might Increase Childhood Obesity It might seem evident that sitting in front of the boob tube can turn you into a couch potato, but with all the commercials centered on junk food, the results are even more staggering. According to a ...
Jun 04 2007 2:16am
A Positive Solution to Childhood Obesity In among all the alarmist reporting on rising obesity rates -- there is occasionally some constructive reporting. Two techniques have assisted with childhood weight problems. 1. The MEND programm ...
May 01 2007 12:41pm
Childhood obesity triggers girls' early puberty CHICAGO, Illinois (Reuters) -- Childhood obesity in the United States appears to be causing girls to reach puberty at an earlier age, for reasons that are not clear, a study said Monday. The report f ...
Mar 05 2007 3:51pm
Obesity in Children Leads to Early Signs of Heart Disease Researchers say that children who are obese or at risk of obesity show early signs of heart disease, much like obese adults with heart disease. Today, childhood obesity is a major epidemic in the U. ...
Oct 30 2007 12:12pm
Regional health foundation has schools tackling obesity Millis seventh-grader Kaitlin Babin-Devine is spooning sugar into a clear plastic container, waiting for the scales to balance. Finally, after about a third of a cup sits on the scale, it starts to ...
Feb 07 2008 9:27am
What a wonderful program. I think as adults many of us aren't aware of what is in our foo ... more
Feb 07 2008 11:03am
Motherhood and Obesity Age of onset of puberty appears to be linked to a child's risk of obesity. Children born to mothers who experienced an early puberty are far more likely to be obese (via BBC). If a woman had her firs ...
Apr 26 2007 10:22am
Isn't this a chicken and egg kind of thing? I thought the onset of menstruation was trigge ... more
Oct 08 2008 6:01am
Severely obese fastest-growing overweight group People who are 100 pounds or more overweight are the fastest-growing group of overweight people in the United States, researchers reported Monday. They found the proportion of the severely obese was ...
Apr 17 2007 6:30pm
A Ban on Soft Drinks in Schools could lead to significant Weight Loss. With growing rates of childhood obesity, an all out ban on junk food in schools should be considered. Soft drinks, for example, appears to be a potentially potent risk factor for weight gain. One st ...
Jul 10 2007 8:31am