Tag: obesity

Roundup: 10-Year Obesity Outlook; FDA Warning on...

Nearly Half of U.S. Adults Projected to be Obese by 2030, New Study Finds Nearly half of all adults in...

December 27, 2019

Roundup: ‘Screen Time’ Effect on Toddlers; Walk...

Study: Too Much ‘Screen Time’ Lowers Brain Development in Toddlers No more than one hour a day of “screen time”...

November 8, 2019

Roundup: Heart-Failure Deaths Rising; ‘Severe Obesity’ in...

Deaths from Heart Failure Rising, Especially in Those 65 and Older, Study Says As the portion of the population age...

November 1, 2019

Your BMI and What to Make of...

A person’s BMI, or “body mass index,” has been gaining prominence in the national conversation about ideal weight and how...

August 26, 2019

Roundup: Sesame Allergy on the Rise; ‘Central...

Sesame Allergy More Widespread Than Previously Thought, Report Finds More than 1.5 million U.S. adults and children had a sesame...

August 9, 2019

Roundup: Obesity Rate Among Preschoolers; Measles Alert...

Obesity Rate Declining Among Kids, Ages 2 to 4, Who Receive U.S. Food Aid, CDC Says The overall childhood obesity...

June 21, 2019

Roundup: Warnings on Sleep-Aid Meds; Obesity’s Link...

FDA Orders Stronger Warnings on Meds for Insomnia, Citing Unsafe ‘Sleep Behaviors’ The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says it...

May 3, 2019

Roundup: Obesity-Linked Cancers in Young Adults; Kids...

Cancers Linked to Obesity Increasing Among Young Adults An obesity epidemic persists in the United States, and a new study...

February 8, 2019

Here’s Why Liver Cancer Rate is Growing...

While the overall cancer rate has been dropping since the early 1990s, the reverse is true for liver cancer. The...

January 15, 2019

Roundup: More Recalls of Blood Pressure Meds;...

More Blood Pressure Meds Recalled Over Potential Cancer-Causing Impurity The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has added to its...

November 30, 2018

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