Childhood Obesity

Maya Rockeymoore talked about increasing obesity rates over the past four decades, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic… read more

Maya Rockeymoore talked about increasing obesity rates over the past four decades, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. According to Leadership for Healthy Communities, obesity rates have increased more than four times among children ages 6 to 11. Researchers estimate the epidemic costs the U.S. $117 billion annually in direct medical expenses and indirect costs. close

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Childhood Obesity

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 8, 2009
Last Aired:
May 21, 2009

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  • May 08, 2009 | 9:36am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 09, 2009 | 3:29am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 20, 2009 | 11:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 21, 2009 | 5:31am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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