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September 17, 2012 | Feature/Topic
Browse research, insight and analysis on key issues affecting health and health care in the United States.
September 1, 2010 | Journal Article
The Institute of Medicine recommends that children expend 50 percent of their daily energy while in school. This study investigated associations between physical education requirements, physical activity, and body weight using a nationally representative sample of U.S. students
October 1, 2009 | Journal Article
Social disparities in body weight may increase because Black women, Hispanic women and men with lower socioeconomic status show declining trends in positive weight-related health behaviors compared with White young adults with higher socioeconomic status.