Tag Archive: nutrition

Aug 02 2016

Laws Limiting School Junk Food Sales and Ads Show Potential to Impact Obesity

In many cafeterias these days, the sloppy joe special and individual carton of milk comes with a side of state laws. Targeting a childhood obesity rate that seems stuck at a too-high rate of 17 percent, state and local legislators across the U.S. have introduced policy-based efforts to intervene.

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Feb 22 2013

Some Kids With Heart Defects May Experience Abnormal Growth Regulation

Children who are born with complex heart defects like congenital heart disease can often have poor growth. A new study from a pediatric cardiologist and her team at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia suggests that that this poor growth may stem from factors beyond deficient nutrition, and may include abnormalities in overall growth regulation.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/some-kids-with-heart-defects-may-experience-abnormal-growth-regulation/