Obesity is defined in the study as a body mass index (BMI) that is at or above the 95th percentile for children and teens of the same age and sex. For comparison, overweight is defined as a BMI at or above the 85th percentile and below the 95th percentile.California had the 20th ranked childhood obesity rate in the nation for 2017 18, the study found. The national obesity rate for children in our state saw a slight decrease over the past two years.
FB Twitter ellipsis More Pinterest Mail Email iphone Send Text Message Print Kate Middleton and Prince William are heading back to school The royal couple stepped out for the first major outing of their tour of Pakistan on Tuesday and headed to the Islamabad Model College for Girls, where they bonded with a group of teenagers over their shared admiration for Princess Diana.
Sixteen men and women who have been diagnosed with cancer have taken part in a stunning photoshoot for Stand Up To Cancer, giving an honest and unfiltered look at the disease.The project, called Defiance , aims to showcase the gritty and raw realities of cancer.
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Donald Trump just stirred up the Beyhive. And fans of Jay Z. And Bruce Springsteen 's loyal following.Apropos of nothing, the 45th president wheeled out the names of hip hop 's billion dollar power couple and The Boss as the superpowers he didn 't need to succeed.
A 17 year old girl in Kerala died after she was set on fire allegedly by a known person who wanted to marry her, police said today. The accused also suffered burn injuries and died on the way to hospital.
A tiny lion cub gets up carefully in her enclosure at the Edinburgh Zoo in Scotland. She then silently walks up to her mother from behind while she is busy watching another cub . Once within range, the sneaky cub pounces, giving her mum a huge fright and making her jump to her feet.
The Santa Fe New Mexican reported Monday that the district attorney;s office filed a petition last month to pursue adult charges including second degree murder against the now 18 year old.Police say 64 year old Richard Milan of Kalamazoo and his wife stopped in Santa Fe in September 2018 during a cross country road trip.
The Netflix animated sitcom ;Big Mouth; got itself in some deep water following an episode about pansexuality versus bisexuality.The show, which follows 7th grade pre teens trying to navigate puberty, just released its third season on the streaming service and while it touches on some challenging topics, fans on Twitter pointed out that it got its facts wrong about bisexuals and transgender people.
Farrah Abraham is offering a new line of "exclusive " dating experiences among other things to her fans on her website. Just how much would you be willing to spend to go on a date with the former Teen Mom OG star?
The New York Police Department has revealed the identity of a woman who jumped into a lion s den at the Bronx Zoo.A week earlier, the woman, Myah Autry, had jumped into the African lion exhibit at the zoo. She is seen mumbling, Baby Hi, I love you as she waved and later breaking into a little dance. The woman was seen wiggling at waving at the lion, who is too stunned to react. The incident was videotaped by other visitors and posted online, making the lion an Instagram star. The video drew inevitable scorn, outrage, and ridicule in equal measure. The woman even earned the nickname of the lion queen.