Category: Preventing Childhood Obesity

Connecticut Children’s Office for Community Child Health promotes optimal health, development and well-being for all children. In doing so, the Office addresses a variety of issues impacting outcomes, including preventing childhood obesity through the promotion of healthy nutrition and physical activity from birth.

Managing Screen Time for Young Children

By: Nancy Trout, MD, MPH Electronic media has assumed a ubiquitous role in our lives, with both positive and negative effects. Screen time has expanded to include television, computers, video games, phones, and tablets. Recently, the World Health Organization (WHO) issued Guidelines on Physical Activity, Sedentary Behavior and […]