Childhood Obesity

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Study: Multiple Courses Of Antibiotics May Significantly Impact Child Development

Repeated courses of antibiotics may significantly impact a child’s development, according to a new study.


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Everything Ray: Smart People! Is There Nothing They Can’t Do?

New developments in the “war on childhood obesity”.


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The Answer: People Chow

Several years ago the First Lady, in an effort to combat childhood obesity, introduced the “Let’s Move” campaign. Sensibly, part of the plan was to encourage kids to increase their level of physical activity.


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Researchers: Weight Gain During Pregnancy Could Cause Childhood Obesity

Experts at Boston Children’s Hospital have found a connection between extreme weight gain in expecting mothers and childhood obesity in their offspring.


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How To Help Your Kids Choose The Best Extra-Curricular Activities

Help your kids learn and prepare for the future through after-school activities.