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Child and Teen Obesity and Eating Disorders are a National Issue That We Can Help, says Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven obesity in children and the perception of being overweight, whether in fact true or not, that can lead... information and support to girls, tweens, teens and the adults in their lives. There are so many topics...
US Obese Teens Are Future Victims Of Heart Disease! by Ng Peng Hock Patient Expert million US adolescents are overweight. In fact, the childhood obesity rates have tripled since the 1970s... related deaths because of the prevailing high rate of obesity among US teenagers. This was revealed...
Heart Disease to Skyrocket in Obese Teens... by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor risk could TRIPLE among teenagers; obesity and high blood pressure are to blame. WebMD reports: The presence of child obesity results in higher rates of high blood pressure," which is a major risk factor...
Teen Obesity Linked to Mom’s Smoking in Pregnancy by Len S. Patient Expert a child’s risk of obesity during adolescence. Children born to mothers who smoked while pregnant... weight problems, the study found. “The fact that prenatal smoking is associated with a high risk...
Facts and Figures by Alliance For a Healthier Generation Health Impact Award in American history to live shorter lives than their parents. Consider these facts: Obesity Related Health... Fact Sheet;  http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/topics/obesity/calltoaction/fact_adolescents.htm Colditz GA...
Heavy Teens Eat Less But Weigh More Than Their Thinner Peers : The Salt : NPR by Dr. Barbara Berkeley Medical Doctor It may be more important than we thought to tackle obesity in childhood. A new...- to 14-year-olds, obese girls consumed 110 fewer calories daily than healthy-weight girls. And overweight boys...
Adolescent struggles worse for obese teens by Carrie A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven found that obese teens who were victimized by their peers were more likely to suffer from low self-esteem, low body... and more on health and happiness, the so-called obesity epidemic may just correct itself. And millions of teens...
Family Dinners Can Build Teen Confidence and Reduce Obesity... by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Family Dinners Can Build Teen Confidence and Reduce Obesity JOANNE RICHARD, QMI Agency Toronto Sun..., confidence and motivation, but teens are also less likely to drink alcohol, smoke or do drugs. Frequent...
Most common medical causes of obesity and weight gain in children, teens by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Moving on to number 8 on the  list of Top 10  culprits behind childhood obesity, we run... . Most common  medical issues  leading to weight gain in children or teens: Thyroid - Low levels...
Benefits of exercise in obese teens by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor of Health (NIH) and the U.S. Library of Medicine, recently released a video which talks about obese teen... for Overweight Teens' under the title of The Latest News. Reported as part of Health day September 2009...

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