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Study Finds Fresh Water Access in School Reduces BMI

Study Finds Fresh Water Access in School Reduces BMI

By Thomas Peracchio, Staff Writer

January 29, 2016


Filed under City News, News, University News

NYU Langone researchers found a connection between implementing water jets in New York public schools and students' lowering their BMI.

Greater social effort needed to combat child obesity

Greater social effort needed to combat child obesity

February 26, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

As child obesity increases, pediatric surgeons in the United States are faced with a new predicament — the lowering age of weight-loss surgery recipients. According to the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, one of many concerns with pediatric weight-loss surgeries is that there is no data available on how the abrupt change in nutrition could...