New Diet App For Kids Met With Concern, ScrutinyA diet app for kids? Rolled out this week, the Kurbo app is designed to get kids to eat healthier. But critics fear the message it sends is anything but healthy.
Weight Watchers Announces Free Summer Program For TeensWith the obesity rate growing, what is the best way for parents to bring up the sensitive issue of weight with children?
Connecticut Urges Parents To Fight Childhood ObesityA call for action on childhood obesity has been launched in Connecticut.
Study Questions Impact Of NYC Students' Weight Report CardsA new study by the National Academy of Sciences finds weight report cards at New York City schools don't spur weight loss.
Study: Drinking Water Reduces Risk Of Childhood ObesityA new study found that thousands of New York City School children lost weight and lowered their BMI after self-serve water dispensers were places in schools.
Connecticut Bill Aims To Combat Childhood Obesity, Boost Physical Activity Of KidsConnecticut lawmakers are considering whether to create a new commission that would devise ways to increase physical activity among students.
Michelle Obama Visits Upper West Side To Help Announce Major DonationThe First Lady visited the Upper West Side to announce a $500 million donation to expand efforts to end childhood obesity.
Nutritionist Offers Tips For Keeping Kids Healthy While Stuck Inside This WinterJust letting kids sit around the house should not be an option, said Allie Matarasso, clinical dietitian at Montefiore Medical Center.
Brentwood Schools Send Vending Machine Junk Food To The TrashLong Island's largest school district has removed fatty snacks and drinks from vending machines.
Go Figure: Study Finds Girls Who Were Called Fat As Kids More Likely To Be Obese LaterA new study out of UCLA included more than 2,300 girls from across the country who had their height and weight checked when they were 10 and again when they were 19.
Report: Childhood Obesity Rates Fell In 18 StatesNew York and New Jersey are among more than a dozen states that showed a decline in childhood obesity, health officials said Tuesday.
How To Help Your Kids Choose The Best Extra-Curricular ActivitiesHelp your kids learn and prepare for the future through after-school activities.
Researchers Say Simple Formula Could Predict Childhood Obesity Chances Childhood obesity has become a national epidemic and public health crisis.
Kris Humphries Takes Aim At Childhood Obesity In BrooklynAs a member of the Brooklyn Nets, Kris Humphries has no trouble staying in shape. But he knows that childhood obesity is a problem in the United States. That's why he's hosting the Kris Humphries Challenge For Kids.
New Menu Options Seek To Serve Up Improved Classroom Performance, Reduced Obesity In SchoolsA healthier menu is coming to school cafeterias across the country. The government has announced new rules for school lunches, including more fruits and vegetables and less fat.