The childhood obesity response in Florida: where do we stand?

  title={The childhood obesity response in Florida: where do we stand?},
  author={Tara E. Trudnak and Stephanie T Melton and Lisa Simpson and J Bruce Baldwin},
  journal={Childhood obesity},
  volume={8 3},
BACKGROUND Childhood obesity is a major public health problem that is the focus of many child health programs and policies throughout the nation. Florida in particular has high rates of childhood obesity and inconsistent policies to address the issue. This paper examines the scope and challenge of addressing the childhood obesity epidemic in Florida from the perspective of childhood obesity stakeholders. METHODS As part of a larger assessment of the health of Florida's children for the… CONTINUE READING

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