Column | Sep 18, 2013 | 10:00 AM
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Column | Jan 29, 2014 | 7:44 AMA recent study conducted by researchers at Yale School of Medicine and the University of Cologne asserts that children of obese mothers, consuming a high-fat diet during pregnancy, are more likely to face weight problems, and related metabolic disorders, in the future. Conducted on mice, the study shows that a mother's food intake, particualrly in the third trimester, affects the baby's metabolism.
Column | Jun 21, 2013 | 1:33 PM
I can’t quite wrap my head around the American Medical Association’s decision to label obesity a disease. Obesity, especially in children, can and often does lead to many diseases, but I’m not ready to equate it with diseases that...
Story | Mar 7, 2014 | 10:05 AM
The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of...
Story | Mar 7, 2014 | 4:51 PM