New guidelines to treat childhood obesity suggest more drastic interventions

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The American Academy of Pediatrics released new guidelines on treating childhood obesity. It recommended pediatricians should evaluate and treat obesity in kids early on to reduce the risk of developing long-term health conditions. Dr. Sandra Hassink of the Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight joined Amna Nawaz for a closer look at the recommendations and the implications.

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  • Amna Nawaz:

    The American Academy of Pediatrics has released new guidelines on treating childhood obesity, the first in 15 years.

    It recommended pediatricians should evaluate and treat obesity in kids


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