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Health Issues

All families should strive to live healthy, active lives. To help guide parents, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) offers this informative interview with Sanda Hassink, MD, FAAP on how obesity is affecting children.


How Obesity is Affecting Children

Sandra Hassink, MD, FAAP

(Recorded July 2010)

Dr. Hassink is a pediatrician and director of the Nemours Obesity Initiative. She is chair of the Obesity Work Group of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the AAP Board of Directors.

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