Scientific statement examines role of social media in fighting childhood obesity

December 6, 2012

Social media may become an important weapon in the battle against childhood obesity, according to a new American Heart Association (AHA) scientific statement published in Circulation. However, the statement acknowledges […]

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Study links childhood obesity to cancer in adults

July 25, 2012

July 25, 2012, The Jerusalem Post By Judy Siegel-Itzkovich Tel Aviv University researchers have found a connection between obesity in childhood and colon or bladder cancer in adulthood. The risk […]

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NIH-funded studies tackling childhood obesity; NCCOR-supported program among efforts

September 9, 2010

NHLBI Office of Communications The National Institutes of Health is launching two major research efforts, totaling $72.5 million, to examine ways to curtail the nation’s childhood obesity epidemic. One will […]

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Members of Congress establish task force to end childhood obesity

April 28, 2010

The Children’s Caucus announced the creation of its Congressional Task Force on Childhood Obesity, a bipartisan team of House of Representatives Members. The task force will be led by founder […]

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