Confronting Childhood Obesity

@article{Brownback2008ConfrontingCO,
  title={Confronting Childhood Obesity},
  author={Senator Sam Brownback},
  journal={The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science},
  year={2008},
  volume={615},
  pages={219 - 221}
}
  • Senator Sam Brownback
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
  • As a nation, we must confront the epidemic increase in childho d obesi y rat s. As we seek innovative ways to protect the health and vitality of our young people, we usher in a new, and much-needed, era of cooperation between consumers, industry, health advocacy organiza tions, and media companies. For several years, research has indicated that childhood obesity is on the verge of becoming an epidemic. In the last thirty years, the rate of overweight and obese children has risen to 16 percent… CONTINUE READING
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