Posts Tagged ‘Overweight’

Kids’ Weight: Time to See the Light

Parents often don’t recognize that their children are overweight or aren’t concerned about those extra pounds, a new study shows. Talking About It Parents were more likely to recognize their child’s weight problem and be concerned about it if a doctor had mentioned it, the study shows. Parents can ask doctors if their child’s weight […]

Extra Weight Tied to Extensive Health Problems

Many Americans have weight problems, and carrying those extra pounds jeopardizes just about every aspect of their health, according to a new study. It’s nothing new to know that excess weight is often accompanied by health problems, such as type 2 diabetes or heart disease. But the latest rundown of conditions is stunningly long and […]