Obesity

Looking at the mental health of severely obese children

June 25, 2020

A report examines whether children and adolescents who have severe obesity have differences in certain psychological and behavioral attributes than their peers.

Breastfeeding has impact on future BMI

June 19, 2020

Breastfeeding has many benefits and a new report indicates that it could helpful in reducing body mass index (BMI) in newborns at greater genetic risk for overweight and obesity.

AAP addresses resistance training

June 02, 2020

Many young athletes are interested in resistance training, and a policy statement update from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) addresses how they can safely participate.