Childhood obesity is a public and community health problem with real and serious consequences. Public health (school) nurses are in prime positions to advance change by promoting healthy food choices, encouraging an active and healthy lifestyle, and educating children, families, and communities as to the benefits of these choices. Our children are our future, and by making lifestyle changes together we can move forward toward a healthier future for all.
St. Hilaire (Class of 2015), Carrie, "Childhood Obesity in School-aged Children: A Public Health Crisis" (2015). SHU Undergraduate Works. 1.
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