The CDC says the percentage of children who suffer from obesity rose in August 2020 from an estimated 19.3% in August 2019 to 22.4% in August 2020.       

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    Anti-ageing drugs are bankrolled by some of the wealthiest people on Earth, including Jeff Bezos and Peter Thiel. Are the scientists close to a cure?
    10/13/2021 - 4:20 am | View Link
  • Cities After Covid: How Can We Create a Positive Legacy for Health and Wellbeing?
    The pandemic has given a stark illustration of how the built environment affects our health, but also shows the potential for change ...
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  • Empowering children living with diabetes and their parents to lead healthier lives
    Navigating and controlling prediabetes and Type 2 diabetes isn’t easy, even for an adult. Now, imagine being a child living ... Children’s Hospital provides resources to children and their ...
    09/28/2021 - 5:27 am | View Link
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  • El Paso, Texas
    Empowering children living with diabetes and their parents to lead healthier lives Posted on September 22, 2021 by Michael Kelly Childhood obesity is on the rise, and so is type 2 diabetes.
    10/14/2021 - 10:11 pm | View Website
  • New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth)
    Children Struggling with Mental Illness Get Help at the Pediatrician’s Office. For children living with mental health conditions, finding and receiving timely treatment can be difficult. A new program on Long Island is working to better meet the needs of children with mental health issues and their families. Read more
    10/14/2021 - 9:28 pm | View Website
  • Tackling obesity: empowering adults and children ...
    1. Introduction. Tackling obesity is one of the greatest long-term health challenges this country faces. Today, around two-thirds (63% of adults are above a healthy weight, and of these half are ...
    10/14/2021 - 8:31 pm | View Website
  • Kansas Healthcare Collaborative
    KHC is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to transforming health care through patient-centered initiatives that improve quality, safety, and value. KHC was formed in 2008 by the Kansas Hospital Association and the Kansas Medical Society to act as a resource and continually enhance care provided to Kansans and to become the trusted source for relevant and meaningful health care quality ...
    10/14/2021 - 12:21 am | View Website
  • CDC Grand Rounds: Childhood Obesity in the United States
    In the short term, obesity in children can lead to psychosocial problems and to cardiovascular risk factors such as hypertension, high cholesterol, and abnormal glucose tolerance or diabetes. In one study, 70% of obese children had at least one additional cardiovascular risk factor, and 30% had two or more (2). Although the prevalence of type 2 ...
    10/13/2021 - 11:35 am | View Website
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