Student Well-Being

Youth Obesity Rising in Males, Steady in Females Over Past Decade

By Bryan Toporek — January 17, 2012 1 min read

Despite numerous federal and statewide efforts to reduce childhood obesity over the past decade, more young males are now considered obese than at the turn of the century, while the overall rate of childhood obesity in the United States has remained steady, according to an analysis published online today in the .

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A version of this news article first appeared in the Schooled in Sports blog.