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Taking on Childhood Obesity Starts with Health Education

Childhood obesity: two words that should never be juxtaposed have become such a ubiquitous term that when you type the word "childhood" into the Google search box, "obesity" prepopulates. How did we get here? The statistics are scary. Obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years. Type 2 diabetes now accounts for about 15 percent to 45 percent of all newly diagnosed cases of diabetes in children and teenagers. And for the first time in… [Read More]
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