Articles for Tag: "Childhood Obesity"

Hearing loss a new threat for obese adolescents, study finds 
Hearing loss a new threat for obese adolescents, study finds
Health threats from obesity are widely known but now a new problem may be affecting obese teens. Learn more.
Tune out the idea of a TV in your child’s bedroom 
Tune out the idea of a TV in your child’s bedroom
A recent study links bedroom TVs to obesity in children.
5 tips to help your kids grow up healthy  Featured
5 tips to help your kids grow up healthy
Studies show that the key long-term wellness is starting healthy habits early. Here are five practical tips for getting your kids on a healthy track—and keeping them there.
Fighting childhood obesity is a family affair  Featured
Fighting childhood obesity is a family affair
Doctors say parents play a critical role in helping their children maintain a healthy weight. Dr. Jennifer DeBruler cautions against “too much and too little”— too much junk food and too little exercise.
Skim vs. 2%: What’s best for your child? 
Skim vs. 2%: What’s best for your child?
A new study shows that kids drinking skim milk have a higher rate of obesity than those that drink 2% or whole milk.
Sugary drinks may lead kids to overeat 
Sugary drinks may lead kids to overeat
Sweet drinks can drive kids to consume more calories than they need, researchers say—giving parents another reason to help their kids think twice before they hydrate.
Bigger clothes for overweight kids is not the answer, doctors say 
Bigger clothes for overweight kids is not the answer, doctors say
Retailers and manufacturers launch clothing lines and other products targeting obese and overweight children.