Childhood Obesity in the News


October 1, 2018
How Father Figures Prevent Childhood Obesity in the Black Community

September 17, 2018
Household disinfectants could be making kids overweight, study says

August 14, 2018
AHA recommends less screen time, sedentary behavior for kids

July 19, 2018
Obesity and stress are related to your dad’s climate and your mom’s bacteria, new research suggests

July 16, 2018
Length of breastfeeding may be associated with obesity risk in children

June 18, 2018
Research Brief: Traits and dietary intake of young adults who value gluten-free food

May 9, 2018
Dietary patterns related to distinct microbiota composition in children

May 2, 2018
Culinary programs in schools offer benefits to children, set stage for healthier habits

April 23, 2018
Kaiser Permanente Shows How To Start Tackling The Childhood Obesity Epidemic

March 22, 2018
Fresh from the Field, USDA-NIFA: Illinois Transdisciplinary Obesity Prevention Program (I-TOPP)

February 22, 2018
Exploring Early Childhood Care and Education Levers to Improve Population Health: Proceedings of a Workshop—in Brief

January 16, 2018
Reimagining Obesity in 2018A JAMA Theme Issue on Obesity

December 15, 2017
Productivity, impact, and collaboration differences between transdisciplinary and traditionally trained doctoral students: A comparison of publication patterns

December 7, 2017
We are losing the battle against childhood obesity, CDC claims: New data show health campaigns are doing nothing to control U.S. kids' waistlines

November 28, 2017
Longitudinal perspectives of faculty and students on benefits and barriers to transdisciplinary graduate education: program assessment and institutional recommendations