Exercise During Pregnancy May Prevent Obesity in Baby

It can be tempting to turn couch-potato once your belly starts expanding. But there's a new reason to exercise during pregnancy, and it could have far-reaching benefits for your unborn child. A new study, out of the University of Auckland in New Ze...

Does lack of sleep lead to obesity in kids?

A new study published today in the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine suggests a link between lack of sleep and obesity. Researchers studied 915 children at six months, a year and two years as well as interviewed their parents to collect...

Fewer teens becoming parents

How are America's kids doing? According to National Center for Health Statistics, they are doing very well, thank you. Fewer teens are having sex and those who are doing it, are using condoms. As a result, the teen birthrate is lower than it has ever...


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