Kids in CRISIS

Gillespie, Lisa V.
November 2011
Employee Benefit News;Nov2011, Vol. 25 Issue 14, p26
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.


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