• Evidence supports link between food insecurity, obesity in some groups of children

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Researchers said they found a potential link between food insecurity and increases in BMI in certain groups - particularly among infants, preschoolers and elementary and middle school students.
    From 2017 to 2018, approximately 20% of U.S. children aged 2 to 19 years were estimated to have obesity, a prevalence that has increased by nearly 40% over the past 20 years.
    Study co-author Christine St. Pierre, MPH, RDN, a researcher at George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, said in a Healio interview that the study was prompted by pediatric BMI increases and food
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  • Daycare Attendance is linked to Increased Risk of Respiratory Morbidities in Preterm Children with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

    Daycare Attendance is linked to Increased Risk of Respiratory Morbidities in Preterm Children with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

    1 month ago - By The Journal of Pediatrics

    To test the hypothesis that daycare attendance among children with bronchopulmonary dysplasia is associated with increased chronic respiratory symptoms and/or greater healthcare utilization for respiratory illnesses during the first three years of life.
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