According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, regular exercise can have a direct effect on a child’s success in school, academically.
A June article in Parents Express points out that martial arts helps kids in many ways — primarily physical fitness and self-control.
A Philadelphia-based order of Catholic nuns is ready to ask the McDonald’s fast food chain to do a better job battling childhood obesity.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Nine-year-old Ayub Mohamud ate two breakfasts, one at home and one at school, loved candy and chips, got little exercise, and had signs of being pre-diabetic. After starting Portland, Maine’s 5-2-1-0 program, […]
A new reports says turning of the TV and computer and getting obese kids outside playing more often, will cut their calorie intake and they’ll burn more calories with activity.
Temple University’s Center for Obesity Research and Education is digesting a new federal grant to help mothers make better food choices for their children.
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has been awarded a major grant to fight a big problem.
Pat Ciarrocchi speaks to YMCA representative Kate Harner about the organization’s new initiative aimed at fighting childhood obesity. Watch this video…
There is a report from the British Medical Journal which finds a high childhood body mass index is associated with risk factors like heart disease and stroke in the adult years.
by KYW’s Dr. Marciene Mattleman Data from a new report from the Foundation for Child Development show that the quality of life for kids has been on the decline since 2002. What’s happened with state […]