News tagged with pediatric obesity

Task force: Screen kids, obesity treatment works

(AP) -- An influential advisory panel says school-aged youngsters and teens should be screened for obesity and sent to intensive behavior treatment if they need to lose weight - a move that could transform how doctors deal ...

dateJan 18, 2010 in Health
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Getting a 'Head Start' on obesity prevention

Almost 1 million preschool children from low-income families are enrolled in Head Start, a national program for young children that readies them for school. While the program provides them with educational and social skill ...

dateDec 08, 2009 in Health
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