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Childhood Obesity

Paperback
October 2015
9781937585426
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  • Publisher
    Mercury Learning & Information
  • Published
    20th October 2015
  • ISBN 9781937585426
  • Language English
  • Pages 100 pp.
  • Size 6" x 9"
$24.95
E-Book
January 2016
9781942270874
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  • Publisher
    Mercury Learning & Information
  • Published
    28th January 2016
  • ISBN 9781942270874
  • Language English
  • Pages 100 pp.
  • Size 6" x 9"
$9.95
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October 2015
9781683923336
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  • Publisher
    Mercury Learning & Information
  • Published
    20th October 2015
  • ISBN 9781683923336
  • Language English
  • Pages 100 pp.
  • Size 6" x 9"
$74.95

In the United States alone, approximately 12.5 million young people ages 2–19 are considered either obese or overweight. Rates around the world are also increasing at alarming levels. Using a question and answer format, practical examples, and numerous illustrations, this book explains childhood obesity concepts and related issues. It first offers easy-to-understand definitions of the causes, symptoms, and treatments for childhood obesity and then suggests diets and other means for maintaining a healthy weight. The book includes Internet links to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), videos, and other sites with important information and health tips.

Features:

  • Provides questions and answers about the medical definitions and descriptions of child obesity
  • Cites links to information at the CDC and other online sources for pharmaceutical companies, other sites with practical advice, diets, etc.

  • Rita Buckley

    Rita Buckley is an award-winning medical journalist and writer. Her work has been widely published in peer-reviewed medical journals as well as in print and online literary journals.