Childhood Obesity Is A Weightier, More Immediate Problem For Youth Than Previously Thought

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This article from a few years ago is still very relevant for healthcare providers of this population and their parents.

A new large population study out of Johns Hopkins and UCLA, shows that parents can no longer kid themselves about the non-dangers of childhood obesity. In the study, researchers performed cross-sectional analysis of data on 43,297 children aged 10 to 17, noting wei …

Source: Childhood Obesity Is A Weightier, More Immediate Problem For Youth Than Previously Thought

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