“How early should obesity prevention start?” That’s the name of a “perspective” in Thursday’s New England Journal of Medicine.
Massachusetts and Rhode Island were among the states with the lowest obesity rate.
It focuses on fitness and nutrition for students in kindergarten through third grade.
We are inundated by TV programs and commercials for dieting, dieting supplements, gym membership and exercise equipment.
Gout, a painful condition that causes severe pain in the joints, is becoming more prevalent.
Health officials approve new school nutrition standards that could be among the toughest in the country and will help combat childhood obesity.
Massachusetts health officials are set to approve new school nutrition standards that supporters say could be some of the toughest in the country and will help combat childhood obesity.
Some local anti-obesity advocates are proposing officials should take some “extremely obese” children away from their parents and place them in foster homes.
Should parents of extremely obese children lose custody for not controlling their kids’ weight?