Pediatrics Corner

Pediatrics Corner

Follow CFP on Twitter

Office Hours

(By Appointment)

Mon    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Tue     8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Wed    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Thu     8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Frid     8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Sat and Sun  Closed

 

Quest Lab hours:     Mon-Fri 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

In children, snacking quality appears to decline with age

The average U.S. child snacks three times a day. Concerned about the role of snacking in obesity, a team of researchers set out to explore how eating frequency relates to energy intake and diet...
Read Full Article

High-fat and high-sugar snacks contribute to fatty liver and abdominal obesity

Researchers from The Netherlands found that snacking on high-fat and high-sugar foods was independently associated with abdominal fat and fatty liver (hepatic steatosis).
Read Full Article

During pregnancy, watching TV at mealtimes may set stage for childhood obesity

Turning the TV off during mealtimes to help prevent childhood obesity may need to start even before a child is born, according to a study presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual...
Read Full Article

Could Britain become a nation of non-swimmers?

More support needed for teaching swimming in schoolsDr Craig Avieson and Dr Penny Lamb, of UEA's School of Education and Lifelong Learning, warn swimming provisions are falling to secondary...
Read Full Article

Children with ADHD experience more adversities than those without ADHD

When children struggle with focusing on tasks, staying organized, controlling their behavior and sitting still, they may be evaluated for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Read Full Article