Child Obesity

  • Celebrate Every Kid Healthy Week

    4/21/15 3:09 PM Comment

    One in three Maryland children are obese, and the big thing to blame is sugary drinks. Consuming sugary drinks on a regular basis increases risks that a child will be obese or develop type 2 diabetes.

  • Ohio officials take 200-pound boy from mother

    11/29/11 10:46 AM Comment

    The case of an 8-year-old Cleveland Heights boy taken from his family because he weighs more than 200 pounds has renewed a debate on whether parents should lose custody if a child is severely obese.