Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

Maternal Employment, Work Schedules, and Children’s Body Mass Index

February 7, 2011

Nothing too surprising in this research, finding that an increase in the total time a mother is employed is associated with a fatter child. If there is no meal on the table then the teeanagers will graze; and if there is little time to cook then mothers resort to ready meals and junk food and do not have time to argue about healthy eating.

Juggling careers and children takes its toll

November 30, 2010

Click here for this press release. Its main purpose is to garner coverage for a provider of health care coverage – but it is worth reading.