Tag Archive: overweight

Anatomy of Obesity (Episode 137)

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Doctors Brian and Giuseppe talk about risk factors for obesity in children, and how to address the issue with children or spouses.

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Body Image, Part 5: Are Adolescents Perceiving their True Weight?

What people consider beautiful changes over time. On the other hand, children are far more likely to be obese today than they were only 20 years ago.

ADHD and Weight Concerns

What is up with all of the Attention Deficit studies coming out lately? The July 2008 issue of Pediatrics has a study examining children with an ADHD diagnosis to determine if they were at an increased risk of being overweight. Researchers looked at data from a representative national sample of kids and youth aged 5…