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Monday December 5th

Study encourages doctors to talk about child obesity

A recent study released by a UNC pediatrician reports that less than one-fourth of parents with overweight children have ever been told that their child is overweight.

The study, written by Eliana Perrin, was published Dec. 5 and suggests that health care providers screen for obesity in children.

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