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  1. Family Life
    Soda consumption has been linked to obesity and other health problems and should be limited, says California lawmakers. Some parents say, "Not so fast." A new state bill is one step closer to making soda less accessible to children at California restaurants. Senate Bill 1192, which passed the...
  2. Family Life
    February is Heart Month, and while love may be in the air, we also want to be sure we are taking good care of our physical hearts too! Here are five fun ways we can keep our hearts healthy! We have tremendous heart disease risk in our family. I try not to let 'what-ifs' in life worry me to the...
  3. Toddler & Child
    A new study from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health says that almost three in five United States children will be obese by the time they are 35 years old. The study, led by Zachary Ward, used computer modelling and current national data to predict that 57% of children who are 2 to...
  4. Baby
    Obesity comes with a vast array of health problems, especially during pregnancy. A new study finds that obesity may negatively impact breastfeeding. Those first few days of motherhood are filled with a variety of emotions, one of which is worry. For breastfeeding moms, the most significant...
  5. Baby
    New research shows that infants who were not exclusively breastfed for a full six months, as well as those who were born to obese mothers, were more likely to develop fatty livers in their teenage years. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a common liver disorder affecting up to 25% of...
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