TITLE

Kids in CRISIS

AUTHOR(S)
Gillespie, Lisa V.
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;Nov2011, Vol. 25 Issue 14, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the issues for child obesity and the role of employers to address the issue. It says that obesity in children raises health costs and raising risks for Type II diabetes. It adds that workplace wellness initiatives of employers have focused on targeting eating habits of parents, which they consider to affect eating of their children. It also mentions the creation of the Eat, Move, Play, America! (EMPA) Program, which helps parents to reinforce healthy habits for children.
ACCESSION #
69645807

 

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