Sesame Street may help kids make healthy choices

December 30, 2013

Parents might try to feed their kids healthy food at home, but those children often will eventually be responsible for making their own healthy choices. Researchers behind a new study wanted to explore the effectiveness of educating children about health at a very young age. The study looked at a group of preschool children and […]

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Kids have fun getting fit

August 5, 2013

By Amy Moritz Jillian Huber watched as her son, Jeffrey, ran down the inflatable track and sprinted over to the bounce house. The 2½-year-old was filled with toddler energy and he was using every morsel of it. Some days, when Huber is mentally debating whether to get up and go to the gym for her workout, […]

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Paying people to lose weight may backfire in the long run

April 30, 2012

Financial incentives are widely used in health behavior interventions. However, new research suggests that paying people to maintain a healthier lifestyle may actually lead them to gain weight and be less active.

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