Obesity

How parental smoking during pregnancy impacts overweight risk

September 15, 2020

Smoking has many negative health effects and a new investigation adds an increased risk of childhood weight issues when exposure to smoking in utero.

How kids’ cardiorespiratory fitness could impact health later in life

September 09, 2020

Children zoom all over the place in their play. A new meta-analysis looks at how the cardiorespiratory fitness from that running could impact later life health.

Starting childhood obesity prevention early

September 08, 2020

Many interventions have been thought of to tackle the childhood obesity epidemic. Could starting the intervention before a child is born make progress?