Nutrition/Obesity

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

February 8, 2019
In the Journals

Eating breakfast may not result in weight loss

January 30, 2019
Breakfast may not be the most important meal of the day — at least when it comes to losing weight — according to findings recently published in BMJ.
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Trunk-to-leg fat ratio may predict cardiometabolic risk in adolescents

January 30, 2019
A high trunk-to-leg fat ratio among adolescents may predict risks for developing several markers for cardiometabolic disease, including insulin resistance, high…

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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Feature

A Novel Approach to the Study of Pediatric Obesity: A Biomarker Model

Pediatric Annals, June 2012, Volume 41 Issue 6
Yet, the biologic processes underpinning the connection between childhood and later adulthood obesity are unclear. The…
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CME

Opioid Use Disorder: Moving Beyond the Status Quo to Save Lives

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

Prescription opioid abuse has become a major epidemic in the United States. Statistics released by the US Centers for…
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Meeting News

VIDEO: AAP promotes technology in practice at annual meeting

November 9, 2018
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