HealthComU
Browsing Tag

Childhood Obesity

BMI-Health-Risk-Body-Mass-Index-Chart-Tips-Obesity-Underweight-Healthy-Exercise-Nutrition
Health & Wellness

BMI—Why It Exists and How to Calculate It

By On November 21, 2017

Body Mass Index, or BMI, is a tool physicians and researchers use to quickly identify individuals who suffer from obesity or near obesity.… Read More

Kids-on-Smartphone-Mobile-Technology-Children-Screen-Time-Health-Obese-Active
Health & Wellness

Inactivity in Children—Is Technology to Blame?

By On March 3, 2016

Overtime, children have become less and less active and it has become a global problem. Active behaviors are being replaced with more sedentary behaviors. … Read More

Obesity
Childhood Obesity

#Childhoodobesity: Could Social Media Help Address an Important Public Health Issue?

By On August 13, 2014

Earlier this month, I wrote about how difficult it is for parents and doctors to discuss the topic of obesity with children and adolescents. The fact that this conversation should be taking… Read More

Preparing Dinner
Childhood Obesity

The Health Communication Balancing Act: Crafting Messages that Motivate not Berate

By On June 23, 2014

In my day job, I have been working on an interesting project that has presented a complicated problem: how to “market” a clinical study for an investigational medication for type 2 diabetes.… Read More