Obese kids more susceptible to food advertisements, brain scan study suggests

Nov. 30, 2012, CBS News

By Ryan Jaslow

A new study adds to the debate about the role food advertising has in the childhood obesity epidemic.

The study, published online Nov. 30 in the Journal of Pediatrics, finds obese children are more vulnerable to the food advertisements they may see on television, which in turn can make them more likely to eat as a result. Continue reading