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Junk food ads targeting children to be banned online

Advertisements for junk food that are aimed at children are to be banned from non-broadcast media, including online. The Committee on Advertising Practice (CAP) announced the measures, which will..

Advertising authority stumbles over advice to restrict food ads to children

advertising authority stumbles over advice to restrict food ads to children
Britain is adopting a "ban" on junk food advertising to children, just as a New Zealand authority has choked on a similar rule proposed here.In both countries, concerns about childhood obesity are..
New Zealand Herald

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News video: A Healthy You

A Healthy You

The latest installment of A Healthy You.
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News video: Kids Who Drink Whole Milk Slimmer Than Those Who Don't

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A new study suggests children who drink whole milk have a lower BMI than kids who drink one or two percent milk. TC Newman (@PurpleTCNewman) has the details.
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News video: C-section may increase risk of childhood obesity

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Babies delivered via C-section may be at an increased risk for childhood obesity. Researchers analyzed more than 1,400 full-term deliveries, nearly 60-percent gave birth by C-section, the rest were..
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News video: What Will Trump Do With Michelle Obama's Health Progress?

What Will Trump Do With Michelle Obama's Health Progress? 00:33

President-elect Donald Trump is notorious for exclaiming his love of fast food. This has many nutritionist worrying about how this will effect the progress Michelle Obama made to try and educated..
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News video: Could Skipping Breakfast Lead To Weight Gain In Children?

Could Skipping Breakfast Lead To Weight Gain In Children? 00:51

Scientists say that breakfast should be part of a daily routine for children. In a study published in the Pediatrics journal, a research team determine that skipping breakfast could be a factor in..
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Junk food ban extended online in UK

Junk food advertising will be banned in the UK across all children's media platforms to help tackle childhood obesity.

Advertising ban for unhealthy food and drinks is 'welcome step'

advertising ban for unhealthy food and drinks is 'welcome step'
Tough new rules banning the advertising of food and drinks high in fat, salt or sugar have been announced.The rules will apply across all non-broadcast media targeted at under-16s including print,..
Leicester Mercury

U.S. Falling Short In Fighting Obesity, Food Poisoning, Hospital Infections, CDC Says

u.s. falling short in fighting obesity, food poisoning, hospital infections, cdc says
Progress in the U.S. against obesity, food poisoning and the spread of infections in hospitals has been uneven and disappointing, despite the nation’s top public health agency’s dedicated efforts..

Obama: 'Michelle Will Never Run For Office'

President Barack Obama crushed a lot of people’s hopes and dreams this week, revealing that his wife Michelle “will never run for office.” “She is as talented a person as I know,” he told..
Huffington Post

Enright to Head Children’s Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative

Industry self-regulatory program celebrating 10 years Arlington, VA (PRWEB) November 29, 2016 Maureen Enright has been named director of the Children’s Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative..

Childhood obesity: An irreversible damage

childhood obesity: an irreversible damage
World is facing an obesity epidemic, with India being the third most obese country in the world. While the world's obesity crisis is there for all to see, startling figures reveal the growing..
WorldNews Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Regional: ​Takeaway blocked from opening - for fear it will 'make...

regional: ​takeaway blocked from opening - for fear it will 'make...
Council bosses have rejected plans for a takeaway near a school – saying it could lead to a spike in childhood obesity.The proposed fast food restaurant in Plympton - next door to a chippy and..
North Devon Journal Also reported by •Plymouth Herald

Removing Recess was Done With Positive Intent, but the Consequences on the Health of our Children, Including Blood Clots, Should be Reconsidered and Reprioritized.

Dr. Mansoor Mirza, President and CEO of Travel Medicine Inc., along with Dr. John Livermore and Dr. Awais Siddique, would like to help prevent deaths and improve quality of life for kids and adults..

To fight childhood obesity, task force recommends screening all kids starting at age 6

The fight against childhood obesity should begin in doctors’ offices with routine weight screening for all kids ages 6 and up, according to fresh advice from health experts. Draft guidelines from..
L.A. Times

The Question: Will ‘no fry zones’ curb childhood obesity?

McDonald’s wanted to open near three Co Wicklow schools. The council’s decision to say no is part of a fight back against fast food and its persuasive online marketing
Irish Times

Childhood obesity linked to irregular sleep and skipping breakfast

Study challenges view that soaring obesity rates among caused solely by eating too much
Irish Times

Why Aren't We Talking About Healthcare

I'm applying to medical school this year. I spent much of my time in college shadowing healthcare professionals helping patients. If my experiences in the hospital were to have followed the narrative..
Huffington Post

Saniona AB: Saniona plans to initiate Phase 2a study in Prader-Willi in 2017

*PRESS RELEASE* *November 7, 2016* *Saniona, a leading biotech company in the field of ion channels, today announces that it has filed a clinical trial application in Czech Republic and Hungary..

Children’s Health And Privacy At Risk From Digital Marketing

For the first time, researchers and health experts have undertaken a comprehensive analysis of the concerning situation in the World Health Organisation European Region regarding digital marketing to..
Eurasia Review

Study: Infections during infancy might up the risk of childhood obesity

study: infections during infancy might up the risk of childhood obesity
Higher numbers of untreated infections were associated with a larger increased risk of obesity!
India.com Health Also reported by •newKerala.com

Child obesity rises in the holidays: study

The festive season can be troublesome for kids' waistlines too, with a new US study showing childhood obesity rates rise during holiday periods.

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