TITLE

Childhood Obesity Prevention Agenda for States, Municipalities, and School Boards

PUB. DATE
November 2003
SOURCE
Mothering;Nov/Dec2003, Issue 121, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how schools can contribute to prevention of obesity in American children.
ACCESSION #
12180695

 

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