Affairs of State: Childhood obesity

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September 9, 2010, 4:23 pm
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(NECN: Boston, Mass.) - A new study in Massachusetts is raising the alarm on childhood obesity.

One in three schoolchildren, or 34%, in Massachusetts are overweight or obese. The study was done by the state Department of Public Health and it studied more than 100,000 students.

Click here to read the full results from the study.

Joining NECN for a discussion is Dr. Jean Wiecha, Director of GoKids Boston.

http://www.gokids-boston.org

Tags: childhood obesity, exercise, healthy eating
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