Haines and colleagues conducted a randomized trial to examine the effectiveness of a home-based intervention to improve household routines known to be associated with childhood obesity among a sample of low-income, racial/ethnic minority families with young children. Aaron E. Carroll, MD, MS, provides a related editorial.
This cohort study assesses whether adiposity, physical activity, fitness, and screen time affect insulin dynamics over 2 years in children with a family history of obesity.
Njoroge and colleagues examined the associations among child race/ethnicity, parental beliefs/attitudes about television and child development, and television viewing habits of young children. They also assessed the reasons for existing racial/ethnic disparities in children’s media use.