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Who is to blame for childhood obesity?

I had to write an essay on this at the beginning of the semester and I compared and contrasted opinion articles that I found in the newspaper. I am interested to hear about your...

Started by Debb on 12/08/2011 in Hot Topics

Last update on 11/03/2012 by Jenny

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Childhood obesity and cyber bullying

I was on pintrist today (shocker right?) and saw a pin about how to teach your daughter healthy body image. In looking at the page and some links I came across a campaign that...

Started by Kate on 09/25/2012 in Hot Topics

Last update on 11/03/2012 by Cass

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Losing custody of extremely obese kids

One way to manage the nation's childhood obesity crisis might be to take the most severely overweight kids away from their parents, argues Harvard pediatrics professor and...

Started by Charlie on 07/13/2011 in Hot Topics

Last update on 08/11/2014 by Sarah

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child hood obesity...what are your views?

What are your views? What do you feel causes it and how can we help to fight it. Also, if you have or know a child who is obese do to a medical condition please feel free to...

Started by Jessi on 06/08/2011 in Hot Topics

Last update on 06/09/2011 by Tasha

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Putting obese children in foster care??????????

http://www.vancouversun.com/health/morbidly+obese+children+foster+care+says+doctor/5098161/story.html So basically they want to take obese children from their homes and put...

Started by Tah on 07/13/2011 in Just Debates

Last update on 07/17/2011 by Barb

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Is child obesity child abuse ??

Is deliberately feeding your child in a manner that will eventually cause health deterioration and obesity neglectful? Abusive? Or, is it simply less-than desirable choices and...

Started by Charlie on 09/13/2009 in Hot Topics

Last update on 10/21/2010 by Jenn

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Risks to formula feeding

I just made these handouts to give to the clients in my prenatal infant feeding class. Let me know what you think and if there is anything else that I could add. Or you could...

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breastfeeding and obesity

"...Research on breastfeeding and obesity can seem contradictory. Several confounding variables influence body weight in children and many possible factors may contribute to...

Started by Tara on 12/22/2010 in Hot Topics

Last update on 12/27/2010 by Mrs.

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breast feeding and diabetes

I'm a diabetic, but my blood sugars have been really good and I'm not taking anything for my diabeties. Can breast feeding help lower blood sugars?

Started by Christina on 07/22/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 07/26/2009 by Toni

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Are schools making kids fat?

I have been doing research since 2005 on childhood obesity and I have found that by the time children reach kindergarten, 25% of them are obese...obesity jumps by 10% when a...

Started by Joyce on 08/09/2010 in Working Moms

Last update on 08/10/2010 by Andrea

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Should parents eat junk?

It's not illegal but it is unhealthy and potentially deadly. Should parents who eat a steady diet of junk food around and with their children be charged with negligence causing...

Started by Tara on 07/21/2011 in Hot Topics

Last update on 07/25/2011 by Kellie

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extened breastfeeding

Hi everyone. I was talking to my husbands cousin the other day and she told me something that was kind of disturbing to me. She told me about a The Dr's show she was watching...

Started by Michelle on 03/03/2010 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 03/06/2010 by Ashley

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Easter Bunny as bad as Santa

An academic who copped sacks full of criticism after accusing Santa Claus of promoting obesity has risked enraging his detractors again after blaming the Easter Bunny for making...

Started by Jodi on 04/16/2011 in Hot Topics

Last update on 04/18/2011 by Brittany

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