A study showed that children who had lost their father had significantly shorter telomeres—a protective cap on chromosomes—than children who had not.
Michael Rosenbaum, MD, director of the new FIT clinic at Columbia for treatment of pediatric obesity, explains his research on weight loss and metabolism.
A communitywide intervention for families who receive WIC benefits reduced obesity risk factors in preschoolers.
This year's event featured a presentation by guest speaker Aletha Maybank, deputy commissioner of the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Traces of flame retardants were found on the hands of all 3-year-olds in a Mailman study of 25 households in New York City.
Children who had heart surgery at NYP/CUMC had a significantly lower risk-adjusted mortality rate compared with all other New York state programs.