Childhood Obesity News
Childhood and teenage obesity is on the rise
Obesity rates are rising in low- and middle-income countries, the study found.
Children's obesity rates in rich countries may have peaked
While the obesity rate among children in rich countries may have peaked, kids in developing countries are increasingly putting on unhealthy pounds, according to research released Tuesday. Globally, more children are still underweight rather than obese although the researchers think that will change
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.
The 10 Healthiest Places to Live in America
If you're looking for a fresh start somewhere you can finally focus on your health, consider a move to Highlands Ranch, Colorado. The bedroom community outside Denver is the healthiest town in America, according to MONEY. As part of its annual "Best Places to Live" report (which this year focused
Bill Clinton Calls Clinton Global Initiative 'One of the Great Honors of My Life' in Final Speech
Former President Bill Clinton slowly walked toward the podium, newly repositioned at the center of the stage under the spotlight. He diligently thumbed through the pages of a farewell defense, which he had been working on moments before he addressed the Clinton Global Initiative one final time.
New Recommendations for Kids and Eating Sugar
Dr. Jennifer Ashton weighs in on the American Heart Association's first statement about how much added sugar children may consume.