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Obesity Kids

Our Severely-Obese Daughters and Sons: Of Pennies, Pounds and Sense

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 11.13.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Obesity is a cultural problem and requires a cultural solution we have the knowledge and means to administer. That we fail to apply those means bespeaks our ambivalence at best, our profit-driven hypocrisies at worst.

Study: NYC Better Than LA At Cutting Childhood Obesity Rate

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 03.19.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — In the battle against childhood obesity, New York City appears to be doing better than Los Angeles, at least for low-income preschool...

Team Up With Me: It's Time for Kids to Move

Ashley Robinson | Posted 10.02.2012 | Impact
Ashley Robinson

When I was growing up, you couldn't get me to stay inside for anything. Now I come home and there isn't one single kid outside. They're heavier, and not as healthy or happy, and it's pretty clear to me why. These kids need to get up and move. Now.

New Link Found Between Fast Food Ads And Obesity

Posted 04.30.2012 | Home

It's no secret that kids these days are bombarded with smiling images of the clown suit-ed Ronald McDonald, bespectacled Colonel Sanders and other fas...