Cesarean sections and breast feeding can have lifelong effects on a baby’s health, and researchers may have uncovered why.
While our eating habits certainly play a role in how much we weigh, our rodent cousins confirm that some of our risk for obesity is written in our genes.
The latest study finds some temperament traits are more likely to land babies in front of the television.
The longest lived among us aren’t necessarily those who are of normal weight, says a new study.
Play time can be as important as class time for helping students perform their best.
The latest analysis shows food-and-beverage makers have fewer ads on television aimed at children, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t still reaching young audiences.
When it comes to snacks, cheese and vegetables may be just as satisfying as chips
Finally, a little good news concerning the nation’s rising obesity rates: rates among children in some cities and states are starting to drop.
Even for older adults who aren’t tech-savvy, simple digital tools and occasional phone support can dramatically improve weight-management success – and at a fraction of the cost of intensive one-on-one counseling.
Cravings for unhealthy foods often go hand in hand, which isn’t good news for young waistlines.
Researchers say they have a formula for divining which newborns are at highest risk of becoming obese during childhood.
Repeated job losses may be as damaging to heart health as smoking, high blood pressure, or diabetes