Health Psychology: Excessive Eating & HPV Excessive Eating “There are so many overweight children that perceptions are getting distorted about what’s normal and healthy. . . . The consequences of childhood obesity,” he said, “are too great to ignore” (Kantor, 2007). -----Dr. Ludwig of Children’s Hospital Boston No one can deny that obesity is a global issue; all one has to do is look around at their surroundings. The prevalence of childhood obesity can be witnessed at any playground or schoolyard. Childhood obesity is a multiple chronic condition. The disease obesity causes premature mortality is has many medical complications (Budd & Hayman, 2008). It is because of the harsh reality that children are beginning to die before they...The end:
.....neral population about HPV is because the infection can be passed on to new born babies through vaginal childbirth. Can you imagine starting out in life with a STI? References Budd, G. & Hayman, L. (2008). Addressing the childhood obesity crises. The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, 33(2), Retrieved August 8, 2010, from http://www.nursingcenter.com/prodev/ce_article.asp?tid=778567. Genital HPV Infection - CDC Fact Sheet. (2010). Center for Disease Control. Retrieved August 8, 2010, from http://www.cdc.gov/std/hpv/stdfact-hpv.htm Kantor, J. (2007, January 8). As obesity fight hits cafeteria, many fear a note from school. The New York Times. Retrieved August 8, 2010, from http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/08/health/08obesity.html.