TITLE

CDC Grand Rounds: Childhood Obesity in the United States

AUTHOR(S)
Bell, J.; Rogers, V. W.; Dietz, W. H.; Ogden, C. L.; Schuler, C.; Popovic, T.
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;1/21/2011, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article deals with childhood obesity in the U.S. The prevalence of obesity among children and adults is discussed. The challenges and strategies to combat childhood obesity are given, including identification of effective interventions and policies and systems changes. Information on the Maine Youth Overweight Collaborative program is presented.
ACCESSION #
57937236

 

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