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UNC Finds Many Parents’ Infant-feeding, TV, and Activity Practices Increase Obesity Risk

Most parents included in a new study reported some infant feeding and activity behaviors that are believed to increase a child’s risk for obesity later in life. Dr. Asheley C. Skinner, adjunct assistant professor of health policy and management at the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, is a co-author of the study, which will be published in the April issue of Pediatrics.