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Social media influencers contribute to children’s unhealthy food intake

Social media influencers contribute to children’s unhealthy food intake
March 8, 2019
In the Journals

Only 5% of teens meet recommendations for sleep, physical activity, screen time

February 8, 2019
A very small percentage of U.S. high school students met recommendations for sleep time, physical activity and screen time, according to study results published in the…

Minority youth targeted by unhealthy food advertising

January 23, 2019
Companies selling fast food, candy, sugary drinks and unhealthy snacks frequently target black and Hispanic youth in their advertising efforts, according to a report…
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Superheroes are more violent than villains

November 5, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — Although many viewers of superhero movies may think that the antagonist is responsible for violence depicted in these films, research presented at…
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Concussion in Children

Pediatric Annals, April 2019, Volume 48 Issue 4
Concussions are common in pediatric athletes, but they often go underreported. The topic of concussions has garnered…
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Best of Obesity Forum® 2018

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Novo Nordisk, Inc.

The incidence of obesity has increased dramatically over the past 20 years and is considered to be an epidemic in the…
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VIDEO: Lizzie Velásquez asks pediatricians to be the voice of their patients

November 7, 2018
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