Pediatrics

Changes to WIC food program tied to reversal in obesity trends

(HealthDay)—The 2009 changes to the U.S. Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) was associated with a change in the trend of obesity prevalence among 2- to 4-year-old children, according ...

Overweight & Obesity

U.S. obesity rates rising again

(HealthDay)—After briefly leveling off, the U.S. obesity rate may be climbing again, according to a preliminary study.

Overweight & Obesity

New study links obesity to community characteristics, demographics

Nearly 70 percent of the U.S. adult population meets the definition of overweight or obese, but a new study by University of Arkansas researchers shows the problem isn't randomly distributed across the country. Instead, obesity ...

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