Thursday, January 21, 2010

'Your Kid Is Obese' Diagnosis Might Now Come With Help

“Vision test? Check. Dental exam? Check. Routine physical? Check. Obesity screening? Um... If it wasn't on the keep-your-kids-healthy list already, it should be. Because now there's something to be done about it. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has recommended that not only should children be screened for obesity beginning at age 6 but that -- this is key -- they should be referred to...

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