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Childhood Obesity Rates

U.S. Childhood Obesity Rates Have Actually Increased Over The Past 14 Years (STUDY)

Posted 04.08.2014 | Parents

BY ANDREW M. SEAMAN NEW YORK Mon Apr 7, 2014 6:06pm EDT (Reuters Health) - U.S. childhood obesity rates have increased over the past 14 years, acc...

How Cookie Monster Helps Promote Healthy Eating Habits

Dr. Lewis Bernstein | Posted 04.30.2014 | Impact
Dr. Lewis Bernstein

When Sesame Street was deciding what was most important to teach preschool children in this country at the time, the answer was obvious. And so our Healthy Habits for Life program was born, giving children and their caregivers simple but powerful messages about nutrition, physical activity, and "eating one's colors."

Serious Childhood Disease Is On The Rise

Posted 09.09.2013 | Parents

By: By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer Published: 09/09/2013 04:38 PM EDT on LiveScience About 5 percent of U.S. children and teens are "severely ...

Is the Tide Turning on Child Obesity?

Sally E. Findley, Ph.D. | Posted 03.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Sally E. Findley, Ph.D.

The best resolution we can make at this time of year is not merely for our own personal fitness but for a fitter society, beginning with our kids. And it's starting to look like a resolution we can keep.

Childhood Obesity Rate Drops In Some U.S. Areas

Posted 12.11.2012 | Parents

By: Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer Published: 12/11/2012 10:38 AM EST on MyHealthNewsDaily Efforts to reduce childhood obesity ...