Obese children are likely to remain obese as adults, increasing their risk of heart attack, stroke, cancer and premature death. Change needs to start with parents taking childhood obesity seriously, educating themselves about nutrition, and controlling what their kids eat.
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Operating out of the Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics, the Center for Health Reporting (CHR) explores questions about the quality, cost and accessibility of health care in California.