Web-based, At-home Interventions Can Help Moms Protect Kids Against Childhood Obesity


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A University of Cincinnati research details how a mother's influence could be more effective when supported by Web-based, at-home parent education programs.

Adam Knowlden, a former doctoral student at UC and current assistant professor in the University of Alabama's Health Science Department, hopes his research can prepare moms to safeguard their children from risks of obesity.

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