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Lack of sensitivity may lead to eating more, researchers say. Obese children have less sensitive taste buds than normal-weight children, according to a new study. continue reading »
Obese teens often get the diet-and-exercise speech from physicians, but many overweight children don't. While U.S. doctors often urge obese teens to eat better and exercise more continue reading »
A new advertising campaign in Georgia is warning children of the social and health problems that can be related to obesity—by scaring and threatening them. The ads, by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, feature children posing with slogans like: “It’s hard to be a little girl if you’re not.” and “Big bones didn’t make me this way. Big meals did.” continue reading »
Prevention strategies should go beyond eating, exercise, study suggests. Teens are more likely to be obese if they had a poor emotional relationship with their mother when they were toddlers, according to a new study. continue reading »