Missouri Makes Top 10 for Most Obese StatesThe childhood obesity rate in Illinois is 19.3 percent among 10 to 17-year-olds -- that's ninth highest in the nation.
Iowa Student Refuses to be Weighed in Front of ClassAn Iowa middle-school student was willing to put her foot down - just not on a scale in front of the class.
Report: Missouri Ahead of Illinois in Reducing Child Obesity NumbersMissouri is doing a better job than Illinois when it comes to tackling obesity in kids, according to a new report.
City Bolsters Efforts to Curb Childhood ObesityThe City of St. Louis has received $60,000 in grants from the Morehouse School of Medicine to
First Lady Visits Mo. Wal-MartMichelle Obama in Ozarks to promote "Let's Move" campaign to fight childhood obesity.
How To Help Your Kids Choose The Best Extra-Curricular ActivitiesHelp your kids learn and prepare for the future through after-school activities.
MU Study Finds Link Between Weight and Math PerformanceBoys and girls whose obesity persisted from the start of kindergarten through fifth grade performed worse on the math tests.
School District Refutes 'Big Brother' Accusations Over Child Health MonitorsThe Parkway School District has denied claims that health monitors issued to elementary school students invade the privacy of the children.