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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.
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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.
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Predicting heart disease risk is not an exact science, but doctors are building the case for another tool to guide their evaluations when it comes to women.
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Eating meals in front of the television can lead to obesity, but keeping children away from noshing while viewing can be a challenge.
So Dr. Catherine Birken, a pediatrician and associate scientist at the Hospital for Sick …