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  1. ... but also work to learn more about the causes of childhood obesity in the first place. We Can! community sites ... calls for a dramatic re-examination of the causes of childhood and adolescent obesity, one that takes into account far more than ...
  2. CDC Vital Signs: Progress on Childhood Obesity (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... its risk factors. Funding research to investigate the causes and effects of childhood obesity and to identify effective interventions. Providing training and ...
  3. Who Is at Risk for Atherosclerosis? From the National Institutes of Health (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)  
    ... for atherosclerosis. This is due to a number of causes, including rising childhood obesity rates. Emerging Risk Factors Scientists continue to study other possible risk factors for atherosclerosis. High levels of a protein called C-reactive protein (CRP) in ...
  4. ... obese adults and face continuing troubles. The main causes of excess weight in childhood are similar to those in adults. Obesity has a strong genetic component, and our in- ...
  5. Defining Overweight and Obesity (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... Causes & Consequences Children Defining Childhood Obesity Childhood Obesity Causes & Consequences Data & Statistics Adult Obesity Facts Childhood Obesity Facts The prevalence of obesity among low-income children aged 2 through ...
  6. Obesity Prevalence Maps (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... Causes & Consequences Children Defining Childhood Obesity Childhood Obesity Causes & Consequences Data & Statistics Adult Obesity Facts Childhood Obesity Facts The prevalence of obesity among low-income children aged 2 through ...
  7. Childhood Overweight and Obesity (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... Causes & Consequences Children Defining Childhood Obesity Childhood Obesity Causes & Consequences Data & Statistics Adult Obesity Facts Childhood Obesity Facts The prevalence of obesity among low-income children aged 2 through ...
  8. Percentage of Children with a Healthy Weight (Department of Health and Human Services)  
    ... Out Percentage of Children with a Healthy Weight Childhood obesity is closely related to adult obesity and, in adulthood, obesity contributes to leading causes of death, including heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and some ...
  9. ... certain childhood cancers. Treatment for these and other childhood cancers may cause ... (TBI) as part of a stem cell transplant. Radiation therapy to the ...
  10. Nutrition and the Health of Young People (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... for many diseases, including several of the leading causes of death: heart ... as obesity, dental caries, iron deficiency, and osteoporosis. 1,2 ...
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