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Children who get less than the recommended amount of sleep for their age are at a higher risk of developing obesity. Research at the University of Warwick has found that children and adolescents who regularly sleep less than others of the same age gain more weight when...

source: University of Warwick via Medical Xpress

If you skim headlines of health reporting on obesity, you might think fake news is creeping in. But what’s the bigger picture? How does media shape ideas about obesity? Fatima Cody Stanford, Zujaja Tauqeer and Ted Kyle offer a new review in Current Obesity Reports....

source: Conscien Health

The American Heart Association defines ideal cardiovascular health in its 2020 Impact Goals for cardiovascular health promotion and disease prevention to include a body mass index

source: Circulation

Forman, E. M., Goldstein, S. P., Zhang, F., Evans, B. C., Manasse, S. M., Butryn, M. L., ... & Foster, G. D. (2018). OnTrack: development and feasibility of a smartphone app designed to predict and prevent dietary lapses. Translational Behavioral Medicine. Jake-Schoffman,...

source: TOS

OCAN Developing Comments on Short-Term, Limited-Duration Health Plans At the time of this report, the Obesity Care Advocacy Network (OCAN) was developing comments in response to February 21, proposed regulations that the Trump Administration released regarding short-term,...

source: Christopher Gallagher, OCC Washington Coordinator

Mark your calendar! TOS 2018 call for awards will open up April 23. Stay tuned for more announcements.

source: TOS


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