How healthy are children in Bucks, Chester, and Delaware counties?

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Childhood obesity and access to health care remain some of the most pressing issues when it comes to children’s health in Bucks, Delaware... Read more

How inactivity is really hurting our children

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Only about one-quarter of American teens aged 12–15 years engaged in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity for at least 60 minutes daily... Read more

How does recess and gym help learning at school?

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What does your child say when someone asks about his or her favorite subject? Does your child usually say recess or gym? Do you cringe wishing... Read more

“Mom, Dad, am I fat?”: Talking to your kids about weight and health

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Today's guest blogger is Alexis Skoufalos, EdD, associate dean, professional development, at the Jefferson School of Population Health and... Read more

5 ways families can fight obesity

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Could the childhood Obesity Epidemic really be improving? A recent study published in Pediatrics showed improving trends in physical activity... Read more

Should schools send home 'fat letters'?

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Should schools send letters home to parents indicating their child’s Body Mass Index percentile and weight category? An opinion piece... Read more

A summer slump with the kids at home? Try a schedule

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Are you tired of hearing, “I am bored, there’s nothing to do?” Are you getting frustrated that your kids are sleeping in... Read more

Do junk food ads contribute to childhood obesity?

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Looking for another reason children should step away from the TV? You can add “contributes to obesity” to the list. In fact, a... Read more