Obesity is not just a general health problem but could also affect grades of elementary and high school girls.
Children born with asthma are likely to experience obesity compared to their peers and using inhalers can decrease their risk by 50 percent.
Latino children surrounded by fast food places or have easier access to sugary and fatty foods are more likely to be obese, according to a study.
A new study has found that income status is more important than ethnicity in determining obesity prevalence.
Researchers find that more children are asking their parents for healthy snacks such as fresh fruit over processed alternatives.
Researchers find that obese kids as young as 8 years old show signs of heart disease and heart muscle abnormalities.
Researchers find a link between antibiotic use and childhood weight gain.
A new report states that US obesity prevalence is still high, with Arkansas leading the list.