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National Childhood Obesity Month

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Cynthia Nelson

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Today, over 1/3 of our nation's children are considered overweight or obese. This epidemic affects all aspects of life and if not treated, it can lead to a lifetime of adult health issues including heart disease, diabetes and other chronic health problems. Today we are speaking with two health experts about detection and tips for prevention - CDC expert Betsy Rodriquez joins us from our Nation's capital and and Dr. Deborah Mulligan, professor and national spokesperson for the AAP.