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Obese Moms May Fail to Spot Obesity in Their Own Kids...
SOURCE: Washington University in St. Louis, news release, Feb. 28, 2017
3/14/2017

TUESDAY, March 14, 2017 -- Many overweight and obese mothers may underestimate the weight of their obese children, a new study finds.

The researchers looked at 230 overweight and obese mothers with preschool children. Among the mothers with overweight or obese children, only 20 percent co...

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Obesity May Raise Girls' Risk of Asthma, Allergies...
SOURCES: Sairaman Nagarajan, M.D., MPH, resident physician, department of pediatrics, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, New York City; Jay Lieberman, M.D., assistant professor, pediatrics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center and LeBonheur Children's Hospital, Memphis; James Baker Jr., M.D., CEO and chief medical officer, Food Allergy Research & Education; March 6, 2017, presentation, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology meeting, Atlanta
3/6/2017

MONDAY, March 6, 2017 -- Obese girls may face a significantly higher risk for developing allergies, a new study suggests.

But the researchers found the opposite was true for obese boys: They may actually face a slightly diminished risk for asthma, food allergies and eczema when compared t...

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