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Study Finds Childhood Obesity Rates Holding Steady

According to the latest study published in the journal Pediatrics, the proportion of kids aged 2–18 who are considered obese, based on their waist size, held steady at nearly 18 percent from 2003–2012.Led by Lyn Steffen, PhD, an Associate Professor of ... +more

IPads Triggering Nickel Allergies in Children

Have you recently noticed an unexplained rash on your children’s body? Earlier this week, An 11-year-old boy in California was diagnosed with an inflamed skin disorder resultant from using his Apple iPad.As reported in the recent issue of the journal Pediatrics, the ... +more

Less Exercise Blamed for Increasing Obesity Statistics

Recently published in the American Journal of Medicine, Stanford University researchers have determined that, less exercise, not more calories, is to blame for increasing obesity in the United States.While examining the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey ... +more


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