Childhood Obesity

Study: Many Students Throwing Out Fruits, Vegetables From School LunchesThough many students may be loading up fruits and veggies on their lunch trays, a lot of those aren't actually being eaten.
Report: Unhealthy Food Ads Target Young Blacks, HispanicsSome companies advertising unhealthy products like fast food, candy, sugary drinks, and snack brands disproportionately target young black and Hispanic consumers, according to a new report.
Study: Multiple Courses Of Antibiotics May Significantly Impact Child DevelopmentRepeated courses of antibiotics may significantly impact a child's development, according to a new study.
Everything Ray: Smart People! Is There Nothing They Can't Do?New developments in the “war on childhood obesity”.
The Answer: People ChowSeveral 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.
Researchers: Weight Gain During Pregnancy Could Cause Childhood ObesityExperts at Boston Children's Hospital have found a connection between extreme weight gain in expecting mothers and childhood obesity in their offspring.
How To Help Your Kids Choose The Best Extra-Curricular ActivitiesHelp your kids learn and prepare for the future through after-school activities.