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Teens and Muscle-Building Supplements
Although muscle-building supplements are not recommended in teenagers younger than 18, teens may have easy access to them, a new study found.
Why Athletes Should Keep an Eye on Their Eyes
In sports, keeping your eyes safe may be just as important as keeping your eyes on the ball, according to a new study.
For Kids, Summer May Not Be So Slim
For kids, when school's out for summer, that healthy body weight may go out the window, too, a new study found.
Weight and Gut Bacteria May Be Linked
Your size and your gut bacteria may be linked, a new study of children and teenagers found.
Commercials and Childrens Diet Choices
Children who are exposed to advertisements for unhealthy foods and beverages may be more likely to make poor diet choices, according to a new study.
How to Keep Your Kids Active and Engaged This Summer
School is out and summer vacation has started. Instead of letting your children plop in front of the television for the next three months, keep them engaged and active this summer.
The Importance of Folate in Pregnancy
Children of moms who had good folate levels during pregnancy may have a lower risk for childhood obesity, a new study found.
Infants, Meet Peanuts
Introducing peanuts into your infant's diet may be a good idea after all, according to a new study.
Artificially Sweetened Drinks During Pregnancy
Artificial sweeteners have become increasingly common. A new study looked at the link between artificial sweetener intake during pregnancy and baby's body mass index (BMI).
Child Obesity in the US: Still Growing
Over the last 30 years, obesity prevalence has increased in all age groups, a new study found. That new study looked at the trends after recent efforts to decrease obesity.