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The Kids Are Not All Right: Review of Documentary All Jacked Up

Teen Girl with Potato Chips

Obesity amongst children and young adults is a dangerous contemporary trend, contributing to variety of life-threatening diseases. From cardiovascular conditions to diabetes, obesity and unhealthy relationships with food is associated with numerous emotional conditions. Jennifer Mattox and Douglas Clemons present a unique and powerful documentary, All Jacked Up (Faerie Films), …

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Symptoms of Sleep Apnea in Children

Sleeping Child Lying in Bed

Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) occurs in about two percent of children with the peak age ranging from two to five years of age. But OSAS can occur at any age. Although obese children are more apt to be susceptible to sleep apnea, children with birth injuries, down syndrome, sickle …

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