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Childhood Obesity Statistics

WATCH: Lisa Ling Reports On A 101-Pound 4-Year-Old

Posted 01.31.2013 | OWN

In this clip from a recent episode of "Our America with Lisa Ling," Lisa investigates the childhood obesity epidemic. One mother, Stacie, has trou...

WATCH: Lisa Ling On 'Dangerously Overweight' Kids

Posted 01.29.2013 | OWN

For the first time in U.S. history, the youngest generation is expected to have a shorter lifespan than their parents -- the result of childhood obesi...

Does Co-Sleeping Protect Kids From Obesity?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 08.22.2012 | Parents
Dr. Michael J. Breus

A recent study suggests that young children who share a bed with their parents may be at lower risk for obesity.

The Weight of the Nation

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 05.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

We now must act boldly to combat the obesity epidemic. There are many opportunities across the lifespan, but it will require a shift in social norms and an unprecedented social movement for obesity prevention.