Pandemic worsened childhood obesity struggles in Midstate and across country
September 23, 2022
The Centers for Disease Control released a study in September 2021 that showed children ages 2 to 19 who were overweight or obese during the pre-pandemic period experienced significantly higher rates of BMI increase during the pandemic. Pennsylvania is about at the national average of childhood obesity rates.
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Source: Carlisle Sentinel, September 23, 2022.