Lindsay Tabas

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Non-genetically tweaked Cheerios more marketing boon than health boost

A non-Frankenfood Cheerios may not make much of a difference to consumers’ health, but it could deliver some benefits to General Mills’ bottom line.<p>Opponents of genetically modified foods cheered the cereal maker’s announcement Thursday that its original flavor Cheerios now is made without GMOs and …

Here’s what I’ve been up to!

Katie Couric<p>Here’s what I’ve been up to! More ><p>Podcast: Julianna Margulies on #MeToo, Trump, and “Dietland”<p>Julianna Margulies has been lighting up …

HBO Documentary Films: The Weight of the Nation - Kid Quiz

2nd grader creates healthy app for kids

Nicolas Come developed a smartphone app that helps other kids eat healthy. VPC

Obesity in teens linked to hearing loss

NEW YORK, June 17 (UPI) -- Obese adolescents are more likely than their normal-weight counterparts to have hearing loss, across all frequencies, U.S. …

It was with a certain amount of sadness but not surprise that I read a report in the _British_ _Medical Journal_ online last week that stated that sev...

It was with a certain amount of sadness but not surprise that I read a report in the <i>British</i> <i>Medical Journal</i> online last week that stated that …

Declaring War on Childhood Obesity

I'm in Atlanta, fighting childhood obesity. Right now, experts fear this may be the first generation of children who will have a shorter life expectancy than their parents due in large part to the childhood obesity epidemic. More than 23 million of our nation's children and teenagers are considered …

Doctors can miss eating disorders in teens who have been obese

The news is not always all good when obese teenagers lose weight. Such young people seem to be at risk for developing eating disorders that slip the attention of health professionals, scientists report.<p>“Physical complications of semistarvation and weight loss, which are red flags in a low-weight …

Preventing Childhood Obesity: How To Help Kids Shed Weight By Changing Home Routines

By: Christopher Wanjek, LiveScience's Bad Medicine Columnist<p>Published: 09/09/2013 04:10 PM EDT on LiveScience<p>Doctors may have found a way to simultaneously work on several major health problems facing U.S. children: obesity, too much TV, too little sleep and chaotic mealtimes. Maybe you can guess …

Kids With Electronic Devices in the Bedroom Are More Likely to Be Obese

If your kid spends too much time staring at a TV or another electronic device at night, he's more likely to be obese and suffer from other health …

Fat City: What can stop obesity?

In the late 1980s I spent a year in the US as an exchange student. The exchange organisation allocated me a local support person named Emily. Emily …