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# childhood obesity

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Call to extend sugar tax as part of 'drastic actions' to tackle childhood obesity
School programmes having no impact on childhood obesity in the UK
Children with TVs in their bedroom far more likely to be overweight, study finds
Children are spending longer in front of a screen and it's putting their health at risk
Ireland still 'on course to become the most obese nation in Europe'
Wicklow has banned fast-food chains being built within 400m of schools
Children at risk of obesity as parents bribe them with sweets and biscuits
Ice cream wars and the battle of the childhood bulge
Claire Micks
Children eat 140 chocolate bars, 105 tubes of sweets, 36 packets of biscuits and 118 bags of crisps a year
Sugar is pretty much ruining the world - here's how and why
Should daily exercise be mandatory in schools?
This Cork healthy snacks start-up has landed a deal with two massive British retailers
Aaron McKenna: Can we have a ban on banning things, please?
Aaron McKenna
A Fine Gael senator wants to regulate ice-cream van chimes, but says 'it's about a bigger issue'
Calls for ban on schoolyard running to be lifted to help tackle childhood obesity
This anti-obesity poster from France is totally unforgettable
Research finds targeted health programme lowers obesity in children
Aaron McKenna: Ban the school tuck shop and watch childhood obesity plummet
Aaron McKenna
Tuck shop crackdown: Quinn to issue healthy eating guidelines for schools
Children's Minister rules out junk food ban in schools
Are sweets at the checkout your downfall?
This is what it is like to be a five-year-old in Ireland
Woman plans to hand out letters to obese trick-or-treating children instead of sweets
How (and why) families affect childhood obesity
'She's a totally different child': Mother hails success of now suspended obesity service
Playfit creates 10 new jobs in fight against childhood obesity
More breastfeeding needed to tackle obesity in children and adults
Health Committee to resume hearings on childhood obesity
Here is the week's news... skewed
Breastfeeding could cut chances of childhood obesity by 50 per cent
Health Committee to discuss ways of tackling childhood obesity through sport
Creches 'should ban television' to combat childhood obesity
One in four three-year-olds are overweight, study shows
Skinny children have more 'good fat', study shows