Health headlines: H1N1 found in pigs, childhood abuse leads to obesity and the worst foods to feed your kids

Sick ChildOther stories we’ve been reading:

For the first time, the H1N1 virus has been found in American pigs. Officials believe the pigs caught the virus from infected students who were visiting the fair.

One in five U.S. children had an influenza-like illness during the first 11 days of October, and most of those cases were probably pandemic H1N1 influenza, according to the CDC.

stockphotopro_4644021BYX_no_titleWe read about a new study showing that childhood neglect and abuse can result in adult obesity, and stumbled on a mind-boggling list of the worst foods to feed kids when eating out.

On the higher education front, a group of Massachusetts colleges are trying to combat the infamous Freshman 15 by reducing plate sizes and sneaking healthier ingredients into cafeteria food.