The relationship between a child’s weight and the risk of developing asthma reviewed in this study but causality is unclear.

Health Headlines Commentary for November 28, 2018


Overweight, obese kids have higher asthma risk


Being Overweight or Obese and the Development of Asthma

Comments: People that write headlines should be careful about how the use descriptive terms. We do not label children who have developed tumours Cancer Children, we say children with cancer. Obesity is the same. It is a disease. Use the term children with obesity not “obese kids”.