Monthly Archives: April 2016

Fat Kids: The Role of Parents and Pediatricians

Despite widespread publicity about the obesity epidemic in children — everywhere you look you see fat kids — parents increasingly are willfully suffering from fat blindness: turning a blind eye as their children pack on the pounds. A study done a couple years ago found that more than three quarters of parents of pre-school-age  [Read more...]

It’s What You DON’T See That Can Kill You

When you look in the mirror, what do you see?  It’s obvious: You see your face, your hair, and all your external body parts, and lots and lots of skin.  But what you don’t see is what’s going on inside . . . and if you’re overweight or obese I’m talking about the stuff that  [Read more...]