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Overweight Kids Who Exercise Improve Thinking, Math Skills: Study

Overweight Kids Who Exercise Improve Thinking, Math Skills: Study

FRIDAY, Feb. 11 (HealthDay News) — When overweight, sedentary kids start to exercise regularly, their ability to think, to plan and even to do math improves, a new study suggests. Chronic sedentary behavior ‘is compromising children’s ability and achievement,’ research … Read more

Self-Control Could Turn Kids Into Successful Adults

Self-Control Could Turn Kids Into Successful Adults

MONDAY, Jan. 24 (HealthDay News) — Children with the most self-control at 3 years old become the healthiest, wealthiest and most successful adults, new research finds. Children who display persistence, patience at age 3 become healthier, wealthier, study finds. And … Read more

Insufficient, Irregular Sleep Tied to Kids’ Obesity

Insufficient, Irregular Sleep Tied to Kids' Obesity

MONDAY, Jan. 24 (HealthDay News) — Sleeping in on the weekend may help children fight obesity, a new study suggests. Making up for lost shuteye on weekends seems to help, study finds. Too little sleep puts kids at risk of … Read more