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Child Obesity

In just over four decades, obesity levels in children and teenagers have risen dramatically worldwide, though that rise has been far from uniform. In a new study published online Tuesday, British researchers and the World Health Organization say those levels have plateaued lately in high-income countries, "albeit at high levels," while the rise in obesity rates has only accelerated in regions such as East Asia and Latin America.

A new study by Ohio State University shows preschool-aged children who go to bed late have a higher risk of obesity as teenagers. 

A new study by researchers in Australia shows some encouraging findings in the battle against childhood obesity.