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Tag Archives: obesity
By Leila Milgrim on February 19th, 2013 | Last updated: February 19, 2013 at 4:05 pm
Due to increased rates of childhood obesity, the University of Florida is launching a healthy-living initiative to help young children learn how to make healthy choices.
By Kaitlyn McGrath on October 4th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:41 pm
A new book claims food can be as addictive as drugs, cigarettes and alcohol. Co-editor Mark Gold, a professor at the University of Florida’s College of Medicine, said UF’s McKnight Brain Institute is researching how the addictions are similar.
By Aviela Weltman on September 28th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:54 pm
With an increase of childhood obesity in the program, Head Start decided to tackle the issue with the help of the University of Florida by educating children and parents alike.
By Paige Parrinelli on September 18th, 2012 | Last updated: September 19, 2012 at 2:00 pm
A recent UF study has shown that people living in rural areas are more likely to be obese.
By Jordan Matich on April 10th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:32 pm
The Journal of Pediatrics has released a research article reporting overweight and obese mothers are more than two times more likely to give birth to children with autism or developmental delays. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Jordan Matich reports.