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Fido Helps Kids Fight Obesity

Here’s a great story about a study done in Australia  showing kids with dogs were in better shape than those without. As experts grapple with Australia’s escalating childhood obesity epidemic, new research has found owning a pet could keep children slim and healthy. A Deakin University study found that young children who own a dog are less [...]
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Childhood Obesity Epidemic May Be Fueled By Parents Failing To Recognize The Risk To Their Children

Health : Medical News Today (5 years ago)

With 17 percent of US children between ages 2 and 19 classified as obese, new research shows that parents may not be recognizing their own children's risk factors. A new study in the Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practiti... Read Post

Schools Do Help In War On Childhood Obesity, Yale Study Finds

Health : Medical News Today (6 years ago)

A team of Yale University researchers has found that school-based programs for obesity prevention and reversal are generally effective and are an important component in battling what many regard as a national obesity epidemic among ... Read Post

Findings Of ISU Study: Intervention Program Helps Kids Eat Healthier, Reduce Screen Time

Health : Medical News Today (5 years ago)

A new Iowa State University study found that a family, school and community intervention program helps children live healthier lives and could be a new tool in the fight against the nation's childhood obesity epidemic. Read Post


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