Childhood Obesity News
For kids who get their tonsils removed, age might matter more than weight: Study
When kids are promised that after they get their tonsils out they can have all the ice cream they want, it's actually a quiet way for doctors to fight post-surgical dehydration. But what other complications might await children, depending on their age and weight, and what can doctors do to avoid
Some UK supermarkets to ban selling energy drinks to anyone under 16
Several chain supermarkets in the United Kingdom have begun implementing a voluntary ban on the sale of energy drinks to people under the age of 16. Waitrose, a chain with more than 350 stores throughout the U.K., today began requiring proof of age for customers buying energy drinks containing more
One year Into Trump's presidency, agencies work to make good on his campaign promises
The first 12 months of President Donald Trump 's administration showed little regard for precedent, tradition or protocol. As he set about putting top officials in place at the federal agencies charged with carrying out his administration's priorities, the former businessman turned politician chose
Celebrity trainer Latreal Mitchell shares her top workout tips for getting children active
Celebrity trainer Latreal Mitchell shared some of her favorite workout moves you can do from home to help get the whole family in shape on " Good Morning America " today. Mitchell, who is the personal trainer for "GMA" anchor Michael Strahan , is also the founder of the non-profit organization
5 inspiring New York City Marathon competitors to watch
The diverse pool of more than 51,000 runners participating in the TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday will provide an incredible array of standout runners to watch on Sunday. Here are five unique runners to keep an eye on: The doctor and his patient Dr. Kevin Jiang, an orthopedic surgeon from New
Childhood and teenage obesity is on the rise
Obesity rates are rising in low- and middle-income countries, the study found.
Childhood obesity treatment as effective for parents without the child, study finds
In the struggle against childhood obesity , doctors and parents have tried to engage and motivate kids to stay healthy. But a new study finds that programs aimed at parents -- without the kids -- may be just as effective a tool as therapies that include the whole family. Childhood obesity is an
Michelle Obama Makes Final Emotional Speech as First Lady
In her speech, Mrs. Obama encouraged young Americans to "lead by example" and to remain "hopeful."
Local DC Charity Organizes Operation Christmas Miracle
ABC News' Kenneth Moton meets the volunteers at Central Union Mission who are making sure children in need are getting gifts this holiday season.
Melania Trump Campaigns Against 'Cyber-Bullying'
The co-hosts discuss the perceived irony of the potential First Lady's speech.