A growing problem: Why are childhood obesity rates climbing?

The Washington Times-Herald – Haley Church

It’s not a regular topic of conversation. In fact, most parents would rather shy away from the subject altogether. But the rate of obese and overweight children continues to rise — whether we want to talk about it or not. Indiana has the ninth highest obesity rate for youth ages 10 to 17, according to the newly released 2018 State of Obesity Report, and that number continues to grow. (more)

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