childhood obesity

  1. School Age Kids

    Georgia's anti-obesity campaign brings childhood obesity to light

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    The state of Georgia has gone to a new level with a bold collection of anti-obesity ads that specifically target the childhood...
  2. School Age Kids

    Ohio county places obese child in foster care

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    Recently, an Ohio third grader was removed from his home due to his morbid obesity. Did the county go too far by placing him in...
  3. Children's Diseases & Illnesses

    Childhood obesity: Survey says parents don't see hazards

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    Despite public attention to rising obesity, parents don’t appear to recognize the long-term outcomes of childhood obesity and the...
  4. Children's Health

    Fun outdoor activities for kid-friendly fitness

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    Celebrate Earth Week, Screen Free Week, and the warmer weather by getting your kids outside to play – and get some exercise. These...
  5. Child Development & Health

    5 ways to get your family exercising all year long

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    A common New Year's resolution for adults is to exercise more. However, with the alarming statistics on childhood obesity, parents...
  6. Dieting & Nutrition

    Dara Torres on diet, fitness and healthy living

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    Dara Torres is one busy lady. She’s the fastest female swimmer in American history and has won a total of 12 Olympic medals (not to...
  7. Child Development & Health

    10 Easy ways to get your kids active

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    Between video games, TV and the Internet, today’s parents may feel like the chips are stacked against them when trying to get their...
  8. Children's Health

    6 Ways to keep students healthy

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    From before the time your children are born, you worry about their health. And though we can't protect our kids from every germ or...
  9. Mom & Dad

    The Skinny Mommies and Fat Kids phenomenon

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    Mothers work so hard during the year and rarely get the appreciation they deserve. Personally, I think that one day a year is not...
  10. Child Development & Health

    How to get your kids moving

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    The increasing numbers of overweight and/or obese children is not just a food intake issue - it's an energy output issue, too. We,...
  11. Child Development & Health

    Teaching kids healthy portion sizes and nutrition

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    In our increasing awareness of the childhood obesity epidemic, it can be at once easy and difficult to know where to begin to...
  12. Child Development & Health

    Is your child obese?

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    Over the last 30 years, the prevalence of childhood obesity has more than doubled - and at some ages has tripled. And that's just...
  13. Teen Health & Wellness

    Study says teen's fitness could make them smarter

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    A recent study in Sweden revealed that teens who are physically fit score higher on intelligence tests. Could there be a better...