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Study: Childhood obesity in U.S. accelerated during pandemic

A new study ties the COVID-19 pandemic to an “alarming” increase in obesity in U.S. children and teenagers.
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Study: Childhood obesity in U.S. accelerated during pandemic

A new study ties the COVID-19 pandemic to an “alarming” increase in obesity in U.S. children and teenagers. Childhood obesity has been increasing for decades, but the new work suggests an acceleration last year — especially in those who already were obese when the pandemic started. The results signal a “profound increase in weight gain for kids” and are “substantial and alarming,” said one of the study's authors, Dr. Alyson Goodman of the Cent…

1 month ago|Los Angeles, United States
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Rate Of BMI Increase In Children Nearly Doubled During Pandemic, Study Finds

(CNN) — The rate of body mass index change in children nearly doubled from March to November 2020 compared to the rate of BMI change before the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a study published Thursday in the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s report on morbidity and mortality.The CDC team used a medical record database to compare BMI changes in 432,302 US children between the ages of 2 and 19 before and during the pandemic. BMI is…

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Study: Childhood obesity in U.S. accelerated during pandemic

A new study ties the COVID-19 pandemic to an “alarming” increase in obesity in U.S. children and teenagers

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Study: Childhood obesity in U.S. accelerated during pandemic

NEW YORK (AP) — A new study ties the COVID-19 pandemic to an “alarming” increase in obesity in U.S. children and teenagers.

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Study: Childhood obesity in U.S. accelerated during pandemic

By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical WriterNEW YORK (AP) — A new study ties the COVID-19 pandemic to an “alarming” increase in obesity in U.S. children and teenagers. Childhood obesity has been increasing for decades, but the new work suggests an acceleration last year — especially in those who already were obese when the pandemic started. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the study Thursday, which is the largest yet to look at obesit…

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Rate of BMI increase in children nearly doubled during pandemic, study finds

By Sandee LaMotte and Virginia Langmaid, CNNThe rate of body mass index change in children nearly doubled from March to November 2020 compared to the rate of BMI change before the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a study published Thursday in the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s report on morbidity and mortality.The CDC team used a medical record database to compare BMI changes in 432,302 US children between the ages of 2 and 19 be…

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Rate of BMI increase in children nearly doubled during pandemic, study finds - Local News 8

By Sandee LaMotte and Virginia Langmaid, CNNThe rate of body mass index change in children nearly doubled from March to November 2020 compared to the rate of BMI change before the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a study published Thursday in the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s report on morbidity and mortality.The CDC team used a medical record database to compare BMI changes in 432,302 US children between the ages of 2 and 19 be…

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Study: Childhood obesity in U.S. accelerated during pandemic

A new study ties the COVID-19 pandemic to an “alarming” increase in obesity in U.S. children and teenagers. Childhood obesity has been increasing for decades, but the new work suggests an acceleration last year — especially in those who already were obese when the pandemic started.The results signal a “profound increase in weight gain for kids” and are “substantial and alarming,” said one of the study's authors, Dr. Alyson Goodman of the Centers…

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Childhood obesity accelerated during pandemic, study says

A new study says the COVID-19 pandemic is tied to an "alarming" increase in obesity amongst children and teenagers in the U.S.

1 month ago|Boston, United States
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Study: Childhood obesity in US accelerated during pandemic

Childhood obesity has been increasing for decades, but the new work suggests an acceleration last year — especially in those who already were obese when the pandemic started.

1 month ago|Madison, United States
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