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September is National Childhood Obesity Month. Childhood obesity continues to be a growing problem. About 1 in 5 children in the United States has obesity, and the prevalence among U.S.
With many schools returning to in-person instruction in August and September, the health of children has become a new contentious focus of the COVID-19 pandemic.
This month's newsletter is written by guest author Fatima Cody Stanford. Dr. Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA, FAAP, FACP, FAHA, FTOS is an obesity medicine physician and scientist at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School.