Study estimates lifetime cost of childhood obesity

04/7/2014 | USA Today

Childhood obesity carries an estimated price tag of $19,000 per child in lifetime direct medical costs, according to a report released Monday in the journal Pediatrics. If the estimate were applied for all obese 10-year-olds in the U.S., the medical costs over a lifetime would be about $14 billion, the report says.

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