Home > Parenting > Child > News 29 November 2010 Vending machines in schools bad for kids The contents of school vending machines contribute to bad eating habits and poor nutrition, a new study shows. 0 Related Strategies to combat obesity School keeping kids thin? ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Subscribe Parenting newsletter » 10 interesting Down syndrome facts Autistic savant 'reads minds' The contents of school vending machines contribute to bad eating habits and poor nutrition, a new study shows. The findings were published online in the Journal of Adolescent Health. Dangerous foods in schools NEXT ON HEALTH24X A weak grip may signal future health trouble, even in kids 2018-08-28 13:00 More: ChildNews advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.