Overweight & Obesity

COVID-19 pandemic may exacerbate childhood obesity

Public health scientists predict that school closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic will exacerbate the epidemic of childhood obesity in the United States. Andrew Rundle, DrPH, associate professor of epidemiology at Columbia ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Talking to kids about virus? Experts say be calm and honest

It was a routine game of schoolyard tag—except the children had dubbed this version "coronavirus." The kids ran around and tagged one another, but instead of being "it," they "caught" the virus.

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