Compared to 15 years ago, a new study shows that young girls are developing breasts at an earlier age than before, due to a rise in obesity.
An elementary school in Queens, NY, has switched to all vegetarian school lunches and benefits have been reported beyond physical health.
A new government report is the first evidence of a national decline in childhood obesity, health officials said Tuesday.
We know we have an issue with obesity in children in this country and, not surprisingly, high blood pressure is also on the rise in kids.
Do you watch too much television? If you do, it probably means that you are more likely to have children who do the same.
The public health professors conducted a three-month study of childhood eating habits at a North Philadelphia school. Children were permitted to serve themselves at lunchtime.
Help your kids learn and prepare for the future through after-school activities.
Research out of Yale University finds that although overweight and obese adolescents are most often bullied by friends and peers, a significant numbers of them are also bullied by adults.
Imagine being able to predict if your newborn will be obese in a few years? Now you can.
We usually think of young protesters as college students; however, high schoolers across the country are protesting over school lunches offered under the federal Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.
High blood pressure in children and teens is a growing problem but many parents don’t even think of it as a concern for their kids.
Local researchers modified an expensive, labor-intensive, hospital-based obesity program to see if it would work at the local community center.
The Philadelphia Health Department said Thursday the city’s school children are getting thinner.
A new study on child obesity indicates that students gain less weight if they go to schools in states with stronger laws about what foods can be sold outside their breakfast and lunch programs.
First Lady Michelle Obama was in Philadelphia on Wednesday to campaign – but not for her husband. She was promoting her effort to end childhood obesity.