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Childhood Obesity (cont.)

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Where can people find more information on childhood obesity?

Accurate and timely information regarding pediatric obesity may be found at the following web sites:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

American Dietetic Association

National Institutes for Health (NIH)


American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). "Prevention and Treatment of Childhood Overweight and Obesity." <>.

American Dietetic Association. <>.

United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Childhood Obesity." June 3, 2010. <>.

United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Childhood Overweight and Obesity." Apr. 29, 2011. <>.

United States. National Institutes for Health (NIH). "Obesity in Children." <>.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/19/2014


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