Childhood Obesity in the News


April 24, 2014
Kids' Genetic Risk for Obesity Rises With Age, Study Finds Between ages 4 and 10, genes seem to play increasing role in how big kids will grow

April 23, 2014
Sugar-sweetened beverages contribute to U.S. obesity epidemic, particularly among children

April 23, 2014
States Where the Most Kids Go Hungry

April 21, 2014
Saying Obesity Is A Disease Compels People To Eat Unhealthy, Consume More Calories

April 19, 2014
Calories in and calories out? It's not as easy as it sounds

April 18, 2014
Low-fat choices likelier with traffic light labels, finds study

April 18, 2014
Restaurants in Poor Areas Push Unhealthy Foods, Study Finds Making good meal choices is harder, researcher says

April 18, 2014
Obesity: Now A Worldwide Health Concern

April 16, 2014
Oft-assumed reasons for racial obesity disparities may not be only cause, study says

April 9, 2014
Programs combating obesity expect to gain under Obamacare as covered patients lose

April 7, 2014
Price tag for childhood obesity: $19,000 per kid

April 7, 2014
More U.S. Children Severely Obese, Study Says Report, which conflicts with recent CDC review, finds growing number of kids likely to suffer serious health problems

April 5, 2014
Fittest city? Boulder, Colo., once again tops the list

April 2, 2014
To slim down, it helps to get up early and see the light, study says

April 2, 2014
Healthy fast food advertising for kids goes unnoticed, study show

April 1, 2014
Breast milk and diet up to two years old: A means of preventing the risk of child obesity